Look around your office, and you will be sure to see a host of office utilities which are critically important to the running of your business. Offices put a lot of thought into the obtainment and installation of essential office equipment and fixtures, but often forget about maintaining them once they have bought it. Then, if any maintenance work is required, office workers often direct unskilled peons and laborers to perform it rather than approaching
You should have an office maintenance check performed by expert office fit out companies in Dubai such as Broadway Builders UAE, in order to ensure that the running of your office is up to code and standards and to protect others from the many risks involved. It is far better to prevent problems with the help of licensed professionals than to patch them up with the help of laypersons only when they arise. Professional preventative maintenance measures carried out by contractors in Dubai are also far more economical and hassle-free. An office maintenance check will save you money as compared to costly repairs and replacements.
In order to help you understand the necessity of professional office upkeep and various related factors, we have compiled a handy informative guide on the risks involved and some related useful knowledge.
Who is at risk?
Everyone is at risk if regular maintenance checks are not conducted in an office. Lack of required maintenance work would result in office employees working with or near dangerous equipment or in a harmful environment which may threaten their health and safety. Even the licensed contractors in Dubai that you will hire to carry out maintenance work can be particularly at risk, thereby you must never attempt any maintenance work on your own.
What are the risks involved?
Maintenance work is hazardous and therefore should only be undertaken by seasoned office fit out companies in Dubai with years of experience in expertly dealing with office construction and maintenance. When office maintenance is carried out by normal support staff, office workers or unskilled peon staff or laborers, they are exposed to a range of health, safety and life-threatening risks, some of which are listed below:
- Risk of falling equipment or falls when working at a height
- Risks while gaining access to equipment in confined or dangerous spaces
- Hazards due to electricity such as shocks or serious burns
- Exposure to asbestos fibers and harmful chemicals
- Exposure to noise pollution and ear damage
How often are maintenance checks needed?
While some maintenance activities may be necessitated on the basis of a risk assessment, other maintenance work is required as part of compliance with specific official regulations which may also apply particularly within certain industries. Broadway Builders UAE is a leading contracting company in Dubai with experience and knowledge regarding which office maintenance checks are required. Contact us here to find out the necessary maintenance work required by your office.
Who Should Perform Office Maintenance?
As detailed in the abovementioned information, maintenance should only be carried out by knowledgeable professionals and the appropriate persons who are authorized to conduct this work. The easiest way to make sure that your office is up to date with the required regulations and upkeep work, is to create a lasting relationship with expert contracting companies in Dubai. We can ensure that regular office maintenance checks are carried out when they are needed at the right rates, and prevent any human injury, or damage to the office itself.
You can help keep your office’s electricity, plumbing and equipment in good health by calling on office fit out companies in Dubai like Broadway Builders UAE to perform regular maintenance checks. Take a look at our full range of handyman services here and begin your office maintenance work today.