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LOLER examination periods...

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The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), and Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) both set out the minimum requirements for the examination / inspection of lifting equipment.

The table below details the more commonly used items of lifting equipment and the examination periods set out in the above Regulations.

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Type of Equipment

LOLER reg.9
‘Thorough Examination’

PUWER reg. 6
‘Inspection’

Axle Stands

 

12 Monthly

Body Aligning Jigs

12 Monthly

12 Monthly

Chain Blocks

12 Monthly

-

Chain Slings

6 Monthly

-

Electric Hoists

12 Monthly

-

Engine Hoists

12 Monthly

-

Engine Stands

-

12 Monthly

Engine Lifting Brackets
(if an accessory for lifting)

6 Monthly

-

Eyebolts / Eyenuts

6 Monthly

 

Fork Lift Truck (FLT)
- Extensions
- Access Platforms

6 or 12 Monthly
6 Monthly
6 Monthly

-

Gearbox Lifters

12 Monthly

 

Bottle Jacks
Ratchet Jacks
Trolley Jacks

12 Monthly
12 Monthly
12 Monthly

-

Jib Cranes

12 Monthly

-

Lifting Equipment General
-  Loose Tackle
- Machines


6 Monthly
12 Monthly

-

Pallet Trucks

12 Monthly

-

PPE (Safety Harness etc.)

6 Monthly

-

Pull Lifts / Lever Hoists

12 Monthly

-

Ramps

 

12 Monthly

Rope Slings

6 Monthly

-

Round Slings

6 Monthly

-

Runway Beams

12 Monthly

-

Shackles

6 Monthly

-

Spreader Beams

6 Monthly

-

Tail Lifts

6 Monthly

-

Tow Ropes

-

6 Monthly

Towing Bars

-

6 Monthly

Vehicle Hoists / Lifts

6 Monthly

-

Webbing Slings

6 Monthly

-

Wheel Lifters

12 Monthly

-

Winches

-

12 Monthly

Wire Ropes

6 Monthly

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