Working at Heights – Safely

Property managers have a responsibility to ensure the safety of their tenants, visitors, and workers. This includes taking steps to minimize the risk of accidents and injuries related to outdoor sign and lighting repair work. As an outdoor sign and lighting repair company, it’s important to understand and address these concerns in order to build strong relationships with property managers. Here are some ways to address safety concerns when working for property managers:

  1. Develop a safety plan: Before starting any repair work, develop a safety plan that takes into account the specific hazards and risks associated with the job. This plan should include measures to ensure the safety of workers, tenants, and visitors to the property.
  2. Communicate clearly: Communicate clearly with the property manager and any other stakeholders about the safety plan and any potential hazards associated with the work. Be transparent about the steps you will take to minimize the risk of accidents and injuries.
  3. Follow safety protocols: Make sure to follow all safety protocols and regulations related to outdoor sign and lighting repair work. This may include using proper protective equipment, using caution tape to mark off work areas, and using cones or other barriers to prevent people from entering the work area.
  4. Train workers on safety: Make sure that all workers who will be involved in the repair work are properly trained on safety protocols and procedures. This should include training on how to work at heights safely, how to use equipment correctly, and how to respond in the event of an emergency.
  5. Document safety measures: Keep a detailed record of the safety measures that were taken during the repair work. This can be useful in the event of an accident or injury, and can help to demonstrate that appropriate steps were taken to ensure safety.

By addressing safety concerns in a proactive and transparent manner, outdoor sign and lighting repair companies can build trust with property managers and demonstrate their commitment to safety. This not only helps to minimize the risk of accidents and injuries, but also helps to build a positive reputation and attract new business. Yesco can provide you with the documentation you require including working at heights certificates, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and liability insurance to give you peace of mind when we are working on your properties.

a bucket ladder attached to a Yesco truck, high in the air servicing a sign.