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Who is responsible for pressure equipment compliance?

Bob McFarlane | 06 Jan 2020

When operating any type of pressure equipment, it is essential to ensure compliance with the relevant health and safety regulations. These regulations include Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 ...

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How often should my LOLER inspection be done?

Bob McFarlane | 26 Nov 2019

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) were created with the aim of establishing a safer workplace for everyone using, or coming into contact with, lifting equipment, su...

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Who is a Competent Person under LOLER?

Bob McFarlane | 14 Nov 2019

Under The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), all lifting equipment needs to be examined, inspected and tested by a ‘competent person’. But what does this mean? How does...

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How to organise lifting operations under LOLER

Bob McFarlane | 31 Oct 2019

Organising lifting operations has a number of hazards involved and it’s easy for duty holders to omit important steps depending on how complex the task is. In order to comply with Lifting Operations &...

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How much does a Written Scheme of Examination cost?

Bob McFarlane | 25 Oct 2019

As it’s a legal requirement to have a valid Written Scheme of Examination (WSE) in order to outline the specific pressure equipment and systems you are operating, it’s reasonable to ask how much a WSE...

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How to amend a Written Scheme of Examination (WSE)

Bob McFarlane | 25 Oct 2019

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What does LOLER stand for?

Bob McFarlane | 25 Oct 2019

LOLER stands for Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations, which is the Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE) official regulation for people and companies who own, operate or have control over...

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