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Lifting Equipment and Operations:
SI No. 299 of 2007 Regulations


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    Ireland's SI No. 299 of 2007 Regulations and Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 place duties on people and companies who own, operate, or have control over lifting equipment.

    A requirement of the Regulations is that, in many cases, equipment used for lifting is subject to statutory, periodic 'thorough examination' by a 'Competent Person'.

    A wide range of equipment is covered by SI No. 299 of 2007 Regulations; from lifts to cranes and hoists, fork-lift trucks to mobile elevating work platforms, as well as and many other types of lifting plant.

    SI No. 299 of 2007 Regulations also cover lifting tackle and accessories (for example, chains, slings, eye bolts, etc).


    HSB Inspection Services

    SI No. 299 of 2007 Inspections

    We can provide assistance in complying with SI No. 299 of 2007 Regulations via our network of competent, multi-skilled Engineer Surveyors in the role of 'Competent Person'.

    Located throughout Ireland, our engineers are focused on helping businesses, of all sizes and industry types, to stay compliant and safe.

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