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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 record and keep information under LOLER

Rob Langford | 07 Nov 2019

In addition to providing regulations on examination and testing, as well as guidelines for safe lifting operations (amongst various other regulations), LOLER also requires accurate record-keeping to e...

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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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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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