Under the Lifting Operations & lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) it requires that all equipment used for lifting is fit for purpose, appropriate for the task and marked with a suitable standard (BS, ISO, EN etc.)
All Equipment must be maintained in a safe condition and records must be kept of all thorough examinations and defects found must be reported to the person responsible and the relevant enforcing authority
That all lifting operations involving lifting equipment must be properly planned by a competent person and appropriately.
LOLER regulations apply to, mobile elevated work platforms / cherry pickers (MEWPS), goods and personnel hoists, all types of fork lift truck and block and tackle.
At TLC Platforms we offer this service as helps employers know that there equipment is safe for their employees to use and it also helps them comply withe the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations.