LOLER

AcronymDefinition
LOLERLifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (United Kingdom)
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LOLER 98 -Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
The Services required include MOT, LOLER, Maintenance, Servicing, Inspection and Repair.
On this particular list were the two sets of regulations most directly relevant to overhead lifting: LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) and PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations).
It also means we comply fully with LOLER and PUWER legislation.
The course, which is entitled 'Safe Use of Lifting Tackle and Operation of Overhead Gantry Cranes, is designed to improve workplace safety and help employers meet their obligations under workplace legislation, including the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAW), PUWER 1998 and LOLER 1998.
Thorough Examination is a legal requirement, embedded in the LOLER 98 and PUWER 98 legislation.
Under LOLER, even simple items such as manual hoists and slings must be subject to regular checks.
The course, which is entitled "Safe Use of Lifting Tackle and Operation of Overhead Gantry Cranes", is designed to improve workplace safety and help employers meet their obligations under workplace legislation, including the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAW), PUWER 1998 and LOLER 1998.
Allan added that Briggs Equipment was also playing its part, by ensuring that the Yale forklift trucks it supplies on a short-term hire contract are fully serviced with LOLER certificates and meet the highest safety specifications.
Services will include servicing, maintenance, MOTs, repairs, breakdown and recovery services, safety inspections, tail lift and LOLER inspections.
Critically, LOLER defines lifting equipment as "work equipment for lifting and lowering loads and includes its attachments used for anchoring, fixing or supporting it.