Hart Door Systems

Service and Maintenance of Industrial Doors

Servicing your industrial doors whether it be a high-speed roller door or roller shutter, not only improves their reliability and operational functionality but is also a requirement under Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations.

The following pieces of legislation are particularly relevant when considering your legal responsibilities with regard to regular planned maintenance of industrial, commercial and roller shutter doors. These regulations are binding on the employer or occupier of a building or premises who have a duty to safeguard the health and safety of employees and other persons on or about the premises.

The Law on maintaining equipment

Regulation 5 of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 Extract: The equipment devices and systems to which this regulation applies shall be subject to a suitable schedule of maintenance. This applies to all types of industrial doors whether manual or electrical operation.

Regulation 5 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) Extract A: Every employer should ensure that work equipment is maintained in an efficient state and in efficient working order and in good repair. Extract B: Every employer should ensure that where any machinery has a maintenance log, the log is kept up to date. This applies to all power operated doors.

To satisfy these regulations, you must demonstrate:

  • That regular maintenance is carried out at suitable intervals
  • That potentially dangerous defects are remedied in a timely fashion
  • That records are kept documenting the above
  • Name and contact details of the installer
  • Date of completion of installation
  • The results of installation verification and testing
  • Identification of power unit
  • Identification of safety devices
  • The results

The service record should be recording:

  • Details of the operating equipment
  • Dates for all maintenance and repair visits
  • Details of the work done at each visit
  • Details of significant changes or upgrades
  • Name, date and signature of responsible person in each instance

What do get from a Hart service?

You are offered a comprehensive service that suits your business needs. The Service is supported by a dedicated team of engineers that are competent door maintenance specialists that have a comprehensive knowledge of door operations and elements. A Service Contract is designed to make certain that your operation runs smoothly every day, with an absolute minimum of disruption while saving the company money. See why you should choose Hart Doors here

By considering the above you will discharge your responsibilities with regard to the safe use and provision of door equipment under your control.

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