Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations
The LOLER regulations require that all lifting operations involving lifting equipment must be properly planned by a competent person, appropriately supervised and carried out in a safe manner.
It also requires that all equipment used for lifting is fit for purpose, appropriate for the task and suitably marked, with suitable maintenance recorded and defects reported.
THTS offer a full testing and inspection schedule for your Recovery Vehicle lifting equipment. Keeping track of what needs to be tested and when it is due can be a full time job, depending on the size of your fleet.
We can provide a tailor made solution, from inspection of equipment on demand, to a fully managed package that notifies you when items are due for inspection.
Companies that run vehicles carrying lifting equipment can also use this service which can be managed by vehicle registration cross referenced to the serial number of each piece of equipment.
The ongoing inspection of lifting equipment and operations is of great importance. If you work with lifting equipment you need to be aware of what the Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (1998) require of you to make sure Health & Safety isn’t compromised.
VR24 Vehicle Inspections & Equipment Checks
This module is aimed persons predominately involved in the inspection process for Recovery Vehicles & Ancillary equipment. It provides detailed information on the inspection process to ensure that the vehicle complies with current legislation.
Construction & Design criteria including Wheelbase, Overhang & axle loading calculations are also integral to this course. Defect reporting, the repair & re-instatement of vehicles on fleet is central to course content.
All ancillary equipment carried on recovery vehicles is covered, including SWL's, Serial no Indentification & understanding the importance of audit trails. Detailed Report & Documentation processes are a fundamental part of this course.