All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|            
 
All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|            
190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746 732-222-3553
asset recovery, rigging team with sling and interior demolition

Safety Planning for Rigging and Demolition Projects

Planning for Rigging & Demo Projects

When performing a rigging or demolition project, falling materials, fall hazards, unstable structures, and a variety of other hazards can pose serious risks to both workers and the general public, so it is important that the worksite is properly secured before work can begin. R. Baker & Son develops a Site Specific Safety Plan (SSSP), takes numerous safety measures and follows all regulations to prevent accidents and injuries on every rigging and demolition project.

To prevent people from entering a worksite, whether inadvertently or purposely, a fence should be erected, making sure that emergency vehicles can easily gain access if necessary. Danger signs should be posted around the perimeter warning that demolition or rigging work is in progress. The worksite should be inspected for areas that pose a risk of falling. Floor and wall openings should be boarded or otherwise covered and steps should be taken to prevent accidental removal of the materials. Walkways and stairs should be inspected for safety and proper illumination.

Prior to demolition work, an engineering survey must be conducted per OSHA requirement. Structures where demolition or rigging crews will be working should be checked and monitored for weak areas and braced where necessary. Before positioning a crane, ensure that the ground is stable and that there is adequate space to accommodate the crane, outriggers, and the load. Workers should be properly fitted with personal protective equipment such as hardhats, eye protection, gloves, and fall protection. Set up chutes and containers for debris disposal. Turn off utilities prior to commencing demolition or rigging work, and notify utility companies of the project.

Emergency medical information listing nearby hospitals, clinics and doctors, as well telephone numbers for emergency services, should be posted before commencing demolition or rigging work. Type III first aid kits must be made readily available. Minimize fire risks and create a fire plan, and post evacuation routes.

About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a  Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB)  in business since 1935, is a premier specialized contractor operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, with over one hundred employees and an exemplary safety record (we have been directly involved in four sites that received VPP OSHA Safety Awards). R. Baker & Son is financially strong, with bonding capabilities over $10 million. Capabilities include industrial and commercial demolition, rigging, machinery- and plant-moving, dismantling, decommissioning, plant and equipment relocation, interior demolition, selective demolition, warehousing, wrecking and razing, millwright, plant reconfigurations, heavy rigging, salvage, environmental services, remediation, decontamination, abatement, and investment and asset recovery.

R. Baker & Son - All Industrial Services
190 Boundary Road
Marlboro, NJ 07746
732-222-3553

http://rbaker.com/

 

Full News Archive

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Recent News

Interior Demo - Making Way For New Manufacturing Facility
Interior Demo - Making Way For New Manufacturing Facility

R. Baker & Son was recently contracted to provide interior demolition services for a new client that had just purchased a 95,000 square-foot rubber tire tread factory. With plans to construct a...
Zero Punch List - Demolition
Zero Punch List - Demolition

Unless its performed by a highly experienced and professional contractor like R. Baker & Son, demolition can be a messy, chaotic process. Demolition experience dictates the best tools, equipment,...
Process Tank Repair Project, R. Baker & Son
R. Baker & Son Process Tank Repair Project

A longtime R. Baker & Son client with several large process tank farms at their New Jersey facility contacted us for assistance with tank repairs. A manufacturer supplying tank agitators needed...
Provides a Wide Range of Environmental Services, R. Baker & Son
R. Baker & Son Provides a Wide Range of Environmental Services

Included among R. Baker & Son’s core services are environmental remediation and decontamination. We boast a team of highly-trained environmental remediation personnel as well as an arsenal...
selective demolition in hospitals
Requirements of Selective Demolition in Healthcare Facilities

Some of the most challenging selective demolition jobs are renovation projects that take place in healthcare facilities, where demolition team members must be specially trained to work in sensitive...
 Plant Demolition and Demolition Contractor Services
R. Baker & Son Demo Team Completes Partial Plant Demolition

R. Baker & Son recently completed a demolition and decommissioning project at a northern New Jersey plant. The first of R. Baker & Son’s tasks was to demolish a 60’ x 30’...
Rigging and Anchoring Heavy Machinery and Equipment
Rigging and Anchoring Heavy Machinery and Equipment

An important work scope that is often overlooked on construction projects is the rigging and anchoring of equipment to concrete, steel platforms, curbs, decking, etc. Anchoring should not be an...
Completes Selective Demolition Project on Christmas Eve
Baker Completes Selective Demolition Project on Christmas Eve

Over the recent winter holiday season, R. Baker & Son was tasked with performing selective demolition at a medical manufacturing facility that produced orthopedic titanium parts and hardware....