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Why is my UKAS Type C Body offering maintenance?

Andy Satchwell | 21 Jan 2020

When you are choosing an engineering inspection supplier, you want the best. With so many companies to choose from, it can be difficult to assess which is right for you. Making the wrong decision can ...

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Common Causes of Crane Failure

Stephen Gillions | 16 Jan 2020

Each instance of crane failure is unique, however, they usually arise out of similar circumstances. While most common crane failures are unavoidable and occur because of prolonged use, incidents where...

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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 I undertake crane services?

Stephen Gillions | 18 Dec 2019

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations state that cranes services should be conducted regularly, from an initial inspection done prior to the crane’s first use, to frequent and periodic ins...

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How Crane Maintenance Can Reduce Your Downtime

Stephen Gillions | 16 Dec 2019

A failure of any part of a crane can have a number of negative consequences for your company. A breakdown will inevitably lead to downtime and delayed operations, which is extremely frustrating and ca...

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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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