GG Abseil Technicians were recently called to a client’s address in central London to carry out a same day emergency make safe of a high level glazing unit. This is a regular client who we have a large ongoing maintenance contract with, so we are very familiar with the site and recommended for the works to be conducted using IRATA trained technicians as a result.
The breakage was a result of a part of a building contract that was out of our client’s control, some damage was inflicted on the glazing face of one of the sides of their building. This obviously needed immediate rectification to make the environment safe for both the client’s staff on site and the general public below.
Working in a team of two, our IRATA trained abseil technicians were able to complete the works in a single working day with no disruption to the client’s normal working day, nor to the street below. The ability to access glass at height is one of the many advantages to using Abseil Technicians for projects such as these. Not needing to erect scaffolding is also incredibly useful, especially when the glass that needs replacing is at height as erecting a scaffold tower to height can be expensive and time consuming.
This emergency make safe will be the first phase of the works which will include the full replacement of the high level glazing unit to a good standard.