Lifting operations and lifting equipment Regulations

Legislation places duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over lifting equipment.

A wide range of equipment is covered; from lifts to cranes and hoists, fork-lift trucks to mobile elevating work platforms, and many other types of plant.

The Regulations also include lifting tackle and accessories (for example, chains, slings, eye bolts, etc).

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Inspection Services

We provide assistance in compliance with health and safety legislation for a vast range of lifting plant and equipment; from lifts and escalators to cranes and fork lift trucks, mobile elevating work platforms and vehicle ramps to lifting tackle and accessories.

HSB Risk Management Solutions

Providing businesses with improved analysis of their equipment, and health and safety practices; split into modules designed to fit their business.

Plant guide: Lifting

Our guide to typical lifting plant and equipment used across various industries, together with detailed diagrams and the applicable UK legislation for each item.

Technical bulletins

Covering the latest topical issues relevant to our customers.

Supplementary Regulations