Portway is CHAS, SMAS, Scaffold Association accredited and 'Validated by' Achilles BuildingConfidence
All of our employees work to the industry Health & Safety standards SG4:15 and TG20:13. Each week, Portway scaffolding structures that are onsite are inspected by a qualified inspector to ensure that they meet building regulations and health and safety requirements.
Our sister company VR Design and Safety offer full Health and Safety Consultant Services for the UK scaffolding industry. These services include:-
Scaffold Inspection Services
Weekly, monthly or one scaffold inspection services.
Design sign off for scaffolds erected to a specific design drawing.
Our scaffold inspectors are ex scaffolders with CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection and
NEBOSH health and safety qualifications.
Annual Health and Safety Service.
Retained Health and Safety services tailored to suit individual businesses that require support throughout the year.
One Off Health and Safety Service
Our specialist consultants can assistance for one off projects and complex operations.
SSIPs Application Services
Full applications or Assistance with applications for varying SSIP's certification (CHAS, SMAS etc.)
Health and Safety Policy
Health and Safety Policies and management systems that are written to be specific to your company.
Anchor Pull Testing Services
Scaffold Anchor and General-Purpose Pull Testing Preliminary and proof testing for all types of anchors used or tying of scaffolds. Our fully qualified engineers carry out both tensile and shear testing and include an optional tagging service. Tests include full written reports with optional photographic evidence portfolios.
Safety Eye Bolt Testing
Our fully qualified engineers provide annual testing and re-certification of safety eye bolts used for personal fall arrest system.
This service includes removal of failed eye bolts and re-installation of replacements where required.