Testing and Maintenance
To ensure your Fall Protection Systems remain compliant, legislation requires them to be inspected, tested and certified on a periodic basis.
Rostek-UK provides complete peace of mind through it’s testing and maintenance service, which covers all forms of Fall Protection and Access equipment installed to:
- BS EN 795: Protection against falls from a height - anchorage devices requirements and testing
- PUWER: 1998: The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
All Fall Protection systems require an Inspection every twelve months. This guarantees your compliance with legislation and prolongs the service life of your equipment.
Located throughout the UK, our directly employed, Testing Engineers are trained to both install and service all forms of Fall Protection system, including:
- Horizontal Lifeline Systems
- Vertical Lifeline Systems
- Roof Anchors
- Personal Anchorage Eyebolts
- Fixed Ladders / Stairs / Gantries
- Ladder Restraint Eyebolts
- Personal Protection Equipment
- (PPE) including Harnesses, lanyards etc.
Note: Minimum Inspection period of 6 monthly intervals applies to all PPE.
Rostek-UK utilises a powerful database to store and retrieve all details relating to the service requirements of Fall Protection
Systems. This ensures inspection reminders are issued in a timely manner and inspections are completed in accordance with scheduled deadlines.
In the majority of cases, any faults diagnosed during the inspection will be reported immediately.
Every Façade Access System requires regular inspection to ensure the safe operation of the system. Most manufacturers recommend that the inspections are carried out quarterly.
Rostek-UK Engineers are fully experienced and trained to provide a service of all your Façade Access Systems. Incorporated into our teams are fully qualified Electricians who can diagnose and repair any electrical faults causing minimal disruption to your operations. Testing and Inspection regimes are carried out in line with:
- BS 6037-1: Code of practice for the planning, design, installation and use of permanently installed access equipment - suspended access equipment.
- BS 6037-2: Code of practice for the planning, design, installation and use of permanently installed access equipment - travelling ladders and gantries.
BS 6037-1 requires that all Façade Access Systems are load tested at intervals not exceeding 13 months. Rostek-UK will incorporate this load test within one of the quarterly visits.
Our expertise allows Rostek-UK to service, maintain and load test the following equipment:
- Building Maintenance Units (BMUs)
- Roof Trolleys
- Demountable Cradles
- Travelling Ladders / Gantries / Masts
- Rope Access (Abseil) Anchors / Tracks / Davits
Rostek-UK teams of engineers are based throughout the UK offering a rapid response time for emergency breakdowns when time is of the essence.