Building Design & Fall Protection Systems

Architectural clients all over the country are requesting their new buildings be designed with “lean maintenance”. Lean maintenance is proactive maintenance measures taken to prevent equipment failure through scheduled and planned maintenance activities. Safety hazards associated with building maintenance are deemed “waste”. The biggest hazard is fall exposure during the life of the building. Architectural planning for roof maintenance, window cleaning, anchorage points, HVAC maintenance, vent servicing, filter changing, light bulb maintenance, video camera surveillance systems, parapets, roof hatches, skylights, edge protection barriers and guardrails, all require engineered fall protection assistance and safety considerations during building design.

EFSS is committed to assisting new building designers and architects in providing comprehensive solutions to fall arrest situations throughout their industry. Early considerations for fall protection system designs are key to cost competitiveness and savings. Fall protection systems meticulously designed by the building architects will save the client considerable expenses versus retrofitting after the building is constructed. The EFSS registered structural design consultants who specialize in fall protection system design can provide complete, turnkey fall protection assistance to your architects, designers, and engineers.

At EFSS, we are one of the few companies who provide turnkey solutions which enables you to specify a complete range of arrest solutions from a single source. Our structural design consultants evaluate, organize, design, specify, install, and certify the required system solution for your project. We also consider the structural design of the building and the loads applied by the proposed solution.

Risk assessment architects, engineers, construction contractors, and building owners need to consider the risks involved with the maintenance of a building. They are responsible for providing the necessary safety equipment and procedures to do the work in accordance with the latest OSHA regulations and ANSI standards. Building owners will be pleased that all work at height is carefully planned and organized. To do this, a fall protection risk assessment should be done for every procedure that is to be carried out at elevation where a fall of greater than four feet could occur. Risk assessments provided by EFSS take into account elements such as frequency of access, environmental conditions, and duration of the operations.

Why Choose Ellis Fall Safety Solutions

With more than four decades of experience working on a variety of different projects in many different industries, EFSS can expertly pinpoint the risks involved with working from heights. Our professional team of structural design consultants constructs each fp system specifically based on your unique facility with OSHA standards and regulations in place. From fall protection engineering services to the creation of maintenance management programs and our expert fall protection consulting, we can help your facility with all your fp needs. Contact us today for more information.