Servicing your industrial doors 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.
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.
What do you need to show
In order to satisfy these regulations, it is important that you can demonstrate:
The service record should provide space for the recording of:
What do you get?
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.
By considering the above you will discharge your responsibilities with regard to the safe use and provision of door equipment under your control.