JR Training Services launches a new scaffolding inspection service

Building and construction specialist The JR group launched a new scaffolding inspection service as part of its new training services division.

The service will provide a thorough inspection of scaffolding within seven days in accordance with the Working at Height Regulations 2005. The launch by the firm, which has over 25 years of expertise in the field, responds to massive demand from the a compliant service to comply with SG4.

In addition to the mandatory weekly scaffolding inspections, the team will also perform spot inspections, independent scaffolding inspections, anchor tie pull-out tests, PASMA aluminum tower inspections, advanced inspections of the structure of design and investigation of incidents and accidents. Expert advice on access solutions will also be offered.

All audit and inspection reports will provide detailed information on the repair work required within an appropriate timeframe, together with photographs.

Ronnie Charters, HSEQ Manager for JR Scaffold, will be in the lead with the new inspection service. He has over 30 years experience in the scaffolding industry and is currently Regional Chairman for Scotland and Northern Ireland for NASC.

As an NCC/CITB Access Instructor/Safety Adviser to all National Construction Colleges across the UK, Ronnie carries out on-site safety audits and weekly scaffolding inspections for various clients across the UK and overseas for over 20 years.

Ronnie Charters said: “We are very pleased to be able to offer this invaluable service to the industry given the current high demand, and at the same time to satisfy the shortage of accredited and competent personnel available to carry out this type of work.

“The demand for this type of service is massive because there is a conflict of interest once a company erects a structure and performs its own scaffolding inspections. Introducing an unbiased company to perform audits and inspections provides peace of mind to all parties involved.

“By using a service like this, he will ensure that all scaffolding structures meet the appropriate safety standards before first use, and they will be inspected at intervals no longer than seven days until they are It will inspect the structures after extreme weather conditions, high winds or any other event that may affect its strength or stability, as well as after any substantial addition or modification or after any unauthorized or third-party intervention.

“We look forward to rolling out this service, providing much-needed support to the industry.”