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Document ID (ISN)110850
CIS number 10-0407
Year 2008
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG 422
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Title Thorough examination of lifting equipment - A simple guide for employers
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, June 2008. 10p. Illus. 12 ref.
Internet access HSE_Booklet_INDG_422.pdf [in English]
Abstract Employers or self-employed persons providing lifting equipment for use at work, or those who have control of the use of lifting equipment, must make sure the lifting equipment is safe. The main requirements for duty holders are in the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER, see CIS 99-1429) and the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER, see CIS 99-1428). This booklet provides advice on the options under LOLER relating to the requirement for thorough examination and inspection of lifting equipment and includes the benefits of having an "examination scheme".
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; lifting equipment; lifting appliances; safety checks
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities; safety guides; inspection; inspection records; comment on law
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
Storage and warehousing