A Guide to Legislation LOLER Regulations

Stallion Plant is long established in the examination and testing of construction plant and lifting equipment relevant to the LOLER and PUWER Regulations.

We have earned an excellent reputation throughout our field dealing with independent owner-driver operations up to large national companies.

We are committed to working alongside our clients to ensure they are kept within the law, with the minimum amount of disruption to the daily running of their business

As we are fully independent, our clients are guaranteed impartial advice, free from any conflict of interest.

Site management and officials are increasingly requiring the correct certification for plant on their site, this can cause costly down time should the relevant paper work not be readily available.

LOLER: Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

This regulation states:

Every lifting appliance is required to have a 12 monthly examination by a surveyor engineer, issuing a statutory certificate. This regulation covers backhoe loader, both 180° and 360°, wheeled and tracked excavators, shovels, forklifts, grab/crane lorries plus all other equipment capable of lifting loads.

A competent independent engineer should carry out these examinations.

Periodic examinations of lifting equipment must be carried out at least every six months for both lifting accessories and personnel lifting equipment.

LOLER  Regulations         http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg290.pdf


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