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Lifting Equipment Safety – A Visual Guide

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What is LOLER and How Does it Affect Your Business?

Lifting operations form part of the routine activities of many businesses, but they run the risk of causing injury or damage. Understanding your legal obligations in this area allows you to keep your workplace safer and to avoid the unpleasant … Continue reading

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Do the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) Apply to Me?

Many people are of the opinion that many regulations to do with their working environment don’t apply to them if they are self-employed or a contractor working independently of their hiring company. Likewise, many companies feel that the contractor carries … Continue reading

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You can have your lifting equipment tested on-site

Whatever type or types of lifting equipment you use, it is vital that it is correctly checked and serviced so that it is safe to use and is in good condition at all times. For many types of lifting equipment … Continue reading

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Make sure your lifting equipment is properly maintained

Whatever type of lifting equipment you use, it is vital that it is properly maintained and is safe to use. There are a number of PUWER and LOLER regulations that must be complied with by law. Here is some information … Continue reading

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Taking health and safety legislation seriously

Health and safety must always be taken seriously and whatever equipment you use or supply for work, it must comply with current legislation. It is also vital that the workforce are correctly trained in the safe use of equipment. Whether … Continue reading

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Staying safe when using a cherry picker

  At Worlifts we take safety very seriously and feel that you should too. Working with any machinery or at heights requires proper training and good work practice. All equipment and machines should be checked before every use and have … Continue reading

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Keeping safe with lifting equipment

Lifting heavy equipment or objects is made possible with the use of cranes, hoists and winches. This equipment is regulated by the Lifting Operations and Lifting EquipmentRegulations or LOLER. This legislation is in place to make sure that the lifting … Continue reading

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It pays to be familiar with LOLER

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 or LOLER as it is known, is an item of legislation that applies to everyone who uses and has access to any piece of material handling equipment at work. The legislation was … Continue reading

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