Inspection Services
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Engineering inspections

HSB Inspection Services
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Helping customers to maintain workplace equipment safety, optimise the efficiency of plant and equipment, and comply with applicable health and safety legislation

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Periodic engineering inspections of workplace plant, machinery and equipment form a vital part of an employer’s duty; ensuring the health, safety and welfare of their employees and workplace visitors. Inspections also ensure employer conformity to health and safety regulatory requirements and, ultimately, add value by helping the business to operate efficiently.

How we help our customers

Our network of competent, multi-skilled Engineer Surveyors are focused on helping businesses of all sizes and industry types, throughout the UK and Ireland, to:
 

  • maintain workplace equipment safety
  • optimise the efficiency of plant and equipment
  • comply with applicable health and safety legislation
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We provide impartial inspection services in the role of ‘Competent Person’ (What is a 'Competent Person'?) to assist with statutory inspections across a vast range of plant and equipment.
Our Engineer Surveyors can help businesses achieve regulatory compliance for the following classes of plant and equipment:
Equipment category Legislation: UK (2) Legislation: Ireland
Boiler/pressure systems Pressure System Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR) S.I. No. 445 of 2012: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2012
Lifting Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) S.I. No. 299 of 2007: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007
Electrical/mechanical Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) S.I. No. 299 of 2007 (Regulation 30): Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007
Local exhaust ventilation The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) Health & Safety Authority: Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Guidance document
Power presses and associated machinery Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) S.I. No. 299 of 2007: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007
Fixed wiring (electrical) Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (EAWR) S.I. No. 299 of 2007 (Part 3): Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007
HSB Connect
HSB Connect provides customers with access to inspection reports and management information; accessible across multiple devices.
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Access HSB's inspection services online via our e-trade solutions: HSB Fast Track or Acturis; developed to make the full item selection, quote and bind process as simple as possible for brokers.
We hold many accreditations, certificates and memberships in relation to the health and safety of our people, our customers and our inspection services.

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Why choose HSB?

  • A leading specialist provider of engineering inspection services in the UK and Ireland
  • Proactive engineering inspection service carried out by our network of competent, technically-experienced Engineer Surveyors located throughout the UK and Ireland
  • Engineering inspection services accredited by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service)
  • Provides customers with direct access to their key inspection reports and documentation via our online inspection reporting tool, HSB Connect
  • UK-based arm of HSB Group, the equipment breakdown insurance and inspection market leader since 1866

Contact us

For more information, speak to your broker, your usual HSB contact, or contact your local HSB office.

For e-trade enquiries, contact our dedicated E-Trade Team.

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Our three engineering consultancy services can help businesses to reduce risks, costs, and deliver compliance via improved analysis of their equipment and health and safety practices. Each service is further split into modules, allowing businesses to build them to fit their business.

(1) As at 21 April 2022.
(2) For Northern Ireland, similar statutory equipment legislation is applicable.