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Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

A Thorough Examination must be completed by a competent person, on all work equipment used for lifting to comply with LOLER regulation 9.

The LOLER definition of lifting equipment includes any equipment used at work for lifting or lowering loads, including accessories used for anchoring, fixing or supporting it.

The LOLER regulations cover a wide range of equipment including, but not limited to: cranes (mobile, tower, self-erecting tower, lorry mounted, jib, gantry)  vehicle tailboard lifts, stairlifts, patient hoist/slings, fork-lift trucks/attachments, telehandlers, passenger/goods lifts, builders hoists, mast climbers, excavators, mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP’s), motor vehicle lifts, bin lorries/skip loaders, building maintenance units and lifting accessories (chains, slings, eye bolts, shackles).

MH Statutory Inspections can assist you with identifying what requires an inspection and the frequency it must be inspected under the LOLER regulations. We can inspect a wide range of equipment and produce a report of Thorough Examination ensuring you are compliant.