Security concerns around the world have made increased safety systems for fencing around commercial facilities important. Commercial fences serve as an extra security barrier to protect your business from vandalism and burglary, but they also provide curb appeal for your office. Commercial fencing is distinct and differs from standard residential fencing mainly because of safety concerns. Knowing the standards for commercial fencing ensures that all code are observed and all rules are followed.
Any work performed on commercial property is regulated by different by-laws. The ASTM, Safety Scheme, OSHA, and Contractors Health are some national bodies which regulate the work done on commercial properties. The majority of locations have local bodies too which have their own local regulations as well.
Consider the types of materials that will be used for your fence and ensure that they are safe to be used and will adequately protect your business. Different laws regarding materials used are set in place to prevent the public from being exposed to harmful materials or materials which are risky and can potentially cause harm or jeopardize safety.
Certain quality assurance standards should be followed when building a commercial fence. Your contractor should have a solid conformance with federal quality standards and build the fence to these standards so that it can meet all of your needs. These safety certifications are implemented state wide and locally to ensure that professionals are overseeing work in critical areas so all work performed is done safely and efficiently and is up to par with quality standards.
Insurance should be held by contractors performing the work. There are two forms of insurance which are vital to any contractor building your commercial fence. Liability insurance and worker’s compensation. These types of insurance protects your property and business from damage and saves you money from being liable in the event that a worker injures themselves during the project.
Industry standards should be followed throughout the entire process. These standards are in place to ensure that your commercial fence is built durably and professionally and is perfect for your business’s security. Your contractor should be familiar with all industry standards to allow your fence to be exactly what you needs it to be.
Health and Safety
Health and safety standards are set to protect the environment from certain projects. Commercial jobs impact the environment because of an overload of debris or waste and standards keep those projects from having adverse affects on our earth. Any contractor performing work to install a commercial fence for you should ensure that environmental concerns are handled and seen to. This enhances the safety of the project and our environment before, during, and after it ends.
Commercial fencing is distinctively different from residential fencing and safety standards must be observed when installing a commercial fence. Contractors should be familiar with all the standards associated with commercial fences, including local standards. Obeying these standards during the construction process eliminates the majority of problems that might occur to your property or any structural legal issues that may arise in the future.
Luckily for you, we at Central Fence are familiar with all federal, state, and local standards and can help you build a commercial fence that secures your business while providing a a beautiful barrier. Contact us today for more information about getting started on your commercial fence.