Health and safety is a crucial component in any business that involves human operators in a physical job. At Aquamark we prioritise the safety of our people, not just to ensure that they are able to work without threat or risk but also for the sake of our clients. Robust health and safety procedures not only help us to ensure legal compliance but also avoid accidents or incidents on client sites. From reputational damage through to potential claims, we understand the risks that exist and have taken steps to mitigate them.
When working in a commercial building, the safety of staff, visitors and anyone passing by is paramount. Whether you own or manage the building, this means ensuring health and safety practices around the premises are adhered to. However, while companies often focus on the parts of the building they have access to, some forget about the harder to reach areas such as the property’s façade.
However, this could be putting others at risk.
When you spend your days going up and down 30-storey buildings in London (cleaning windows, not just for fun!), then health and safety is key. Just like anyone who works at height, window cleaners and project managers need to be properly protected at all times while onsite. Here are just a few ways that window cleaners can ensure health and safety.