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Reducing the risks from the use of lifting and pressure equipment

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Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)

From Tower Cranes to Lifting Tackle: These regulations require that lifting equipment provided for use at work is strong and stable enough for the particular use and marked to indicate safe working loads; positioned and installed to minimise any risks; used safely, i.e. the work is planned, organised and performed by competent people; and subject to ongoing thorough examination and, where appropriate, inspection by competent people. Lifting equipment includes any equipment used at work for lifting or lowering loads, including attachments used for anchoring, fixing or supporting it. The Regulations cover a wide range of equipment including, cranes, fork-lift trucks, lifts, hoists, mobile elevating work platforms, and vehicle inspection platform hoists. The definition also includes lifting accessories such as chains, slings, eyebolts etc.

Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR)

These regulations require users and owners of pressure systems to demonstrate that they know the safe operating limits, principally pressure and temperature, of their pressure systems, and that the systems are safe under those conditions. They need to ensure that a suitable written scheme of examination is in place before the system is operated. They also need to ensure that the pressure system is actually examined in accordance with the written scheme of examination.

Thorough Examinations and In-service Inspection

TÜV UK Ltd is member of the Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) and a Type A Inspection Body accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to undertake In-service inspection and preparation of written schemes of examination in accordance with the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 SI 1998, No. 2307 (UK & NI) and Internal TÜV Procedures and also the Pressure System Safety Regulations 2000 SI 2000, No.128 (UK&NI) and Internal TÜV Procedures.

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Electrical Testing

Any business using electrical systems and equipment must ensure they are safe and comply fully with health and safety legislation. As you may know, failure to do so could lead to serious accidents, heavy fines and damage to your brand’s reputation.

As a completely independent inspection provider, that’s where we can help. Our flexible, experienced team of experts can work closely with you to discuss your needs and carry out a wide range of straightforward, cost-effective electrical inspections without any conflict of interest.

Even if you’re unsure about which services you need, please feel free to get in touch and we’ll be happy to advise.

Electrical installation periodic test and inspection

The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (EAWR) requires all electrical systems to be installed and maintained to a safe standard. To meet the requirements of the regulations all electrical systems, from the main intake through to the final fixed appliances and accessories, must be tested and inspected on a regular basis.

Working closely with you and with minimal disruption, we can carry out thorough electrical testing as prescribed within the latest regulations & IEE-approved code of practice.

We are looking forward to your enquiry

TÜV UK Ltd

AMP House
Suites 27 - 29, Fifth Floor, Dingwall Road
Croydon, CR0 2LX

+44 20 8680-7711
Fax: +44 20 8680-4035

Enquiries.UK@tuv-nord.com