When it comes to exterior building maintenance systems, Lynn Safety is an industry specialist. Our turnkey services include: design, engineering, installation, retrofitting, inspections, testing, certification, training, and OPOS documentation. We specialize in bringing your existing exterior building maintenance system, commonly referred to a window cleaning systems, into compliance with OSHA safety standards.
Headquartered in the Bay Area and offering services nationwide, our mission is to help you provide the necessary exterior building maintenance equipment to keep workers safe, protect the public, prevent accidents, avoid OSHA fines and protect your assets when persons are working at heights on your building.
Lynn Safety has 48 years of experience in the suspended scaffold and access industry and working at heights. Our company's principal is a member of committees which promote safety within the Exterior Building Maintenance Industry. These committees establish and amend Safety Standards for the Window Cleaning Industry, Exterior Building FaCade Access Equipment and Fall Protection.
Let's work together to ensure your building is a safe place to work and the access equipment is maintained.
Facade Safety Equipment Retrofitting
Equipment has morphed with modern day technology and regulations have changed over the years together with the beautiful architectural designs of buildings starting in the 1970''s'™ The innovations of equipment are numerous, the equipment is aging, regular maintenance is needed and sometimes the equipment which has withstood the elements for 20 years or more needs to be replaced.
Design & Engineering
Lynn Safety has the industry experience and expertise to design and engineer complete exterior building maintenance systems that meet your specific needs while ensuring safety and compliance, so building owners, property managers, building engineers and contractors can rest assured that they are depending on safe, state of the art, equipment.
Powered Platforms - powered, suspended work platforms designed and engineered for versatility and safety, for use by exterior building maintenance personnel.
Stabilization Systems - designed to keep equipment such as a platform, cage, or bosun''s chair in contact with the building''s faCade and to prevent movement from winds, keeping workers safe and preventing damage to the building face.
Davit Systems - a permanently fixed base, with a mobile or fixed socket and a davit mast and boom that can be raised, lowered and removed; used to rig a powered platform or other suspended equipment such as a cage or bosun''s chair.
Outrigger Systems - when the building requires custom access or the building has architectural features that prevent the use of typical davits; outrigger beam systems can be custom designed to satisfy most other access requirement. This equipment accommodates ground rigging of the powered platform, cage or powered bosun''s chair.
Safety Anchors & Lifelines - Can be used for the tie-back of Controlled descent equipment (CDA or CDE) and must be designed to support up to a 5,000 lb. load. Safety anchors and lifelines are professionally engineered, by an engineer familiar in the design and installation of the equipment, based on the intended use of the anchors and/or lifelines. Anchors are specialty equipment and are essential parts of a fall protection system.
Guardrails - Roofs must have a 42' high parapet or guardrail for passive fall protection of any persons on the roof. Other areas which require installation of guardrails is around skylights, floor openings, roof hatches and other sunken areas on the roof, to prevents falls that can result in serious injury or even death
Testing & Certification
Lynn Safety can help keep testing of your equipment up-to-date, and make sure you have the certifications required to meet all relevant OSHA, State, and Federal safety standards. Doing so will reduce legal exposure to building owners, managers, and Contract employers in the event of an occurrence.
For Window Cleaning Companies Completion of the course can be used to provide your insurance company with proof of ongoing safety training and can also help you to demonstrate to clients that you are complying with CA OSHA / Fed OSHA safety codes.
OPOS Document/Work Plan
Lynn Safety designed a four-wire permanent powered platform and stabilization system for an existing davit system to bring the building into compliance with OSHA Safety Standards.
Lynn Safety installed a required guardrail on the roof to prevent workers and building personnel from falling over the edge. As always, all guardrails were powder-coated for long lasting protection and aesthetics.
Site specific or Onsite Training of Equipment on the building is also offered. This benefits the workers using the equipment on the building as they have clarity of the building owner expectations with the equipment, are informed of the methods and procedures contained in the OPOS and the fall protection requirements while working on the building.
Lynn Safety designed, engineered, fabricated, installed, inspected, tested, and certified an outrigger system for exterior building maintenance use. Safety tieback anchors were installed into the roof while the building was under construction. Lynn Safety provided our client a 3D view of their building to show different options for access to bring the building into OSHA compliance.