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Lifting Equipment (Accessories) Inspection Course - To Thorough Examination 3 day course

Course Content


The Course content is quite substantial and covers the following areas:

  • Statutory Legislative Requirements
  • Portable Lifting Equipment Examination/Inspection (Theory & Practical)
  • Systems
  • Methods of Testing
  • Reporting Procedures
  • Documentation/Certification & Report Writing

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3 Days


  • To teach persons an overview of the examination process of in-service portable lifting equipment as required by Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 along with other relevant legislation.. The course also looks at the documentation required and the various inspection techniques and rejection criteria of portable lifting equipment including how to produce reports and certification of thorough examination as per Schedule 1, of the Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.



On completion of the course the trainees will have an understanding of:

  • Their statutory duties under relevant legislation pertaining to lifting equipment
  • The methods of inspection and testing
  • The rejection criteria of portable lifting equipment listed within the syllabus
  • The relationship between the Proof Load and the Safe Working Load
  • The requirements of Test Certificates / Certificates of Conformity and Registers
  • The requirement for the keeping of records (LOLER Regulation 10)
  • The role of the Competent Person (Portable Lifting Equipment Inspection)
  • An understanding of Schedule 1, LOLER 98 and what is required within a Thorough Examination report