Examination of Lifting Equipment


2 Days

Course Code:


Who's it for:

Delegates that are responsible for the inspection and examination of Lifting Equipment prior to use.

Aims and benefits:

This course is designed to give the candidate a thorough grounding of the Law
and Standards relating to lifting equipment. The course will demonstrate the
statutory requirements for the inspection, rejection and the reporting of lifting
equipment in service. The course will also provide practical advice to enable
those carrying out inspections to do so
confidently and correctly.

Course Content:

  • This course is carried out in accordance with the code of practice for the safe use
  • of lifting equipment as published by LEEA
  • Carry out ‘in service’ inspection [faults, wear and common malpractice]
  • Demonstrate knowledge for the examination, storage, marking and handling of
  • lifting equipment
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Understand the Law and Standards [HASAWA / PUWER / LOLER & European
  • Directives]
  • Statutory certification and reporting
  • Principles of the selection of lifting equipment
  • Materials, forces and influences within lifting equipment

Training Methods:

  • Practical Aspect
  • Classroom/Tutorials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Practical Test
  • Written Test
  • In House Certification upon successful completion of course
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