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Safway Services - Full-Service Scaffold Provider: Sales, Rental and Services

Safway Services has been a leader in safe, reliable scaffold and access solutions since 1936. As a full-service scaffold, access and insulation company, Safway Services offers scaffold sales, rental, training, engineering and labor services, inventory and project management assistance, all while meeting the highest safety standards. We have more than 85 branches throughout North America and specialized crews for every project.

With tight deadlines and access challenges as our specialty, Safway offers a complete package of products and services to handle your next scheduled outage, emergency work or routine maintenance project and has unique access solutions for power plant boiler work. With our 85-plus North American branch locations, Safway provides access to wind turbines across the nation. Any turbine, anywhere.

Complete service provider for scaffold and access solutions

From our innovative engineering services and exclusive Safway Tracking System to our unique access solutions and project management tools, Safway has successfully covered power projects across North America.

Safway has one of the largest in-house safety and engineering departments in the industry, specifically in place to ensure a project is designed properly and executed safely. Our engineering department utilizes the latest technology, including CAD and 3D modeling. Demonstrating our commitment to safety, Safway was named one of America's Safest Companies in 2010 by EHS Today magazine.

Safway has all of your project management needs taken care of in order to track labor and parts and cut total project costs. The Safway Tracking System (STS) is an exclusive scaffold management system that captures and generates real-time data about your project's equipment, labor and productivity. This Safway-exclusive technology can increase labor productivity, manage project timetables, manage labor and inventory and control project costs.

Scaffold for power plants

Our Systems™ scaffold - the most widely used modular scaffold in North America - is a perfect scaffold for use in power plants and boilers because it can be used in virtually any space, no matter the dimensions. Systems scaffold is one of the most versatile scaffold products ever developed and was specially designed to meet the challenges of power plant and boiler work.

Proving is strength and reliability for power work, Systems has passed all seismic qualification tests of Class 1E equipment in May 2010 and is in full compliance with ANSI and IEEE standard 344-1987. The scaffold's seismic test input was 10% greater than any other known seismic qualification test of scaffold in its class.

Unlike many other scaffold designs, Systems features a 7ft clearance between deck levels, allowing workers a safer, more convenient work area. Systems scaffold can have its horizontal and diagonal members individually removed and placed after erection, without affecting the integrity of the structure.

Suspended access systems for boilers

Safway's QuikDeck™ suspended access system is a modular platform system that is easy to install, safe for workers and more economical than traditional scaffolding or access solutions. QuikDeck can be assembled in the air from an access hatch or configured on a level surface and then hoisted or lowered into place. QuikDeck is used as an access solution in power plants and specifically boilers, all across North America.

QuikDeck is a perfect solution for boiler maintenance work and repairs because it successfully provides a deck above the bullnose, while allowing for work to take place below, resulting in shorter downtimes and reduced labor costs. QuikDeck can also be used in conjunction with other Safway scaffolding, making access easier and more efficient. Because it can be quickly erected and dismantled, QuikDeck is great at targeting specific areas of power plants during outages or just for routine maintenance.

Wind turbine maintenance platforms

Safway has an exclusive, dedicated motorized division to contribute to your power project. When a simple inspection is in order, our suspended swing stages provide complete mobile wall access easily and efficiently. In addition to our swing stages, our motorized division also offers mast climbers and material/personnel hoists.

The SafAscent™ turbine maintenance platform, one of Safway's newest products, is designed specifically for wind turbines and enables unrestricted access to the tower and blades. The 6ft 6in modular platform features three sets of padded roller systems that protect the tower and blades and has a weight capacity of 500lbs.

Customized scaffold and access solutions

Beyond QuikDeck, Systems, SafAscent and other motorized products, Safway offers a number of other scaffolding and access solutions, including:

  • SafLock™ scaffold
  • Tube and clamp scaffold
  • SafMax® frame system
  • Sectional scaffold
  • Suspended scaffold
  • Shoring
  • Insulation services

We can customize your access need based on the unique challenges that your power project presents, and our trained crews can erect, dismantle and monitor scaffold throughout the entirety of the project. No spot, in any plant, boiler or wind farm, is inaccessible for Safway.

Contact Details


Safway Services, LLC
2435 Dean St, Ste 2F
Saint Charles, IL 60175
United States of America
Contact: Robert Viscomi - Vice President of Power, Business Development
Tel: +1 262 523 6500
Email: bob.viscomi@safway.com
URL: www.safway.com

Systems™ scaffold is the most widely used modular scaffold in North America. Its versatility makes it perfect for power projects.
Safway's QuikDeck™ provides a deck inside a power plant boiler, allowing work to take place above and below, reducing downtime and labor costs.
The SafAscent™ turbine maintenance platform was designed to allow unrestricted access to turbine and blades. Safway’s network of branches can reach any turbine, anywhere.
Safway's Insulation Solutions division provides industrial insulation services throughout our network of 85-plus Safway branch locations.
Safway has one of the largest in-house safety and engineering departments in the industry and can have on-site professionals on your next jobsite.
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