Lifting Operations

Lifting equipment is governed by H&S legislation (LOLER 1998) The purpose of the regulations is to reduce the risk of injury from lifting equipment used at work. Areas covered include the requirement for lifting equipment to be strong and stable enough for safe use and to be marked, to indicate safe working loads; ensuring any equipment is positioned and installed, so as to minimise risks; the equipment is used safely ensuring work is planned, organised and performed by a competent person; equipment is subject to ongoing thorough examination and where appropriate, inspected by competent people.

Frequency – Monthly