What is a LOLER?

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

LOLER also requires that all equipment used for lifting is fit for purpose, appropriate for the task, suitably marked and, in many cases, subject to statutory periodic 'thorough examination[3]'. Every six months by a competent person.  Records must be kept of all thorough examinations and any defects found must be reported to both the person responsible for the equipment and the relevant enforcing authority.

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