LOLER 1998

Passenger lift

Inspection Frequency
6 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Goods lift

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Service lift

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Telescopic handler

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: Unless it is used to lift persons where it would require to be inspected every 6 months.

Fork lift truck

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: Unless it is used with a lifting platform to lift persons. It would then require a 6 month inspection for the fork truck and the "attachment" used for the safe lifting of persons - often referred to as "lifting cage". The cage would also require to be inspected every 6 months.

Manual pul-lift

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Hydraulic excavator with rear actor

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998, PUWER

Note: This is a PUWER item unless it is fitted with a hook or device to enable it to lift items. (Drainage pipes for example).This would then become LOLER. Would require a 12 month inspection as it is not suitable for lifting persons.

Loading shovel

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998, PUWER

Note: PUWER unless fitted with a hook or lifting device. This would then become LOLER. 12 month inspection as it is not suitable for lifting persons.

Hydraulic excavator crawler mounted

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998, PUWER

Note: PUWER unless fitted with a hook or lifting device. This would then become LOLER. 12 month inspection as it is not suitable for lifting persons.

4 post vehicle lifting table

Inspection Frequency
6 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: This remains the same for all vehicle lifting tables. 2, 4, 6 post etc.

Front-end loader

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998, PUWER

Note: LOLER if used with hook of lifting device to lift items. Otherwise PUWER. Attachment including tractor.

Pillar or swing jibs

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Manual chain block

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Battery pallet truck

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Manual hydraulic jib crane

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: Also known as an engine lifter.

Manual hydraulic stacker truck

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Mobile elevating work platform (MEWP)

Inspection Frequency
6 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: Often referred to as a "Cherry picker".

Tailboard Loader

Inspection Frequency
6 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: Because the tail board would be used by the operator to gain access to the back of the lorry. (These could be inspected on a 12 month basis but only if it can be ensured no persons would use the tailboard to be lifted / lowered).

All jacks

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Accessories for lifting

Inspection Frequency
6 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: Also known as tackle items.

Manual pallet truck

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
PUWER

Manual hydraulic lifting table

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Car stacker

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: 12 months as they do not lift persons. If they did it would be inspected on a 6 months basis.

Fork lift jib attachment

Inspection Frequency
6/12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: The period of inspection for an attachment is slightly different. If, like this example, the attachment is slide on (not permanently attached, it is treated as an accessory for lifting and inspected on a 6 monthly basis. If however it is affixed to the equipment in a more permanent manner, i.e. bolted to the machine. It takes on the frequency of the machine. i.e. 12 months. Except if the item bolted was for lifting persons. Then the entire machine would need inspecting every 6 months.

Lifting platform attachment

Inspection Frequency
6 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: LOLER 6 month inspection as it is designed for lifting of persons.

Diesel crawler mounted lattice jib crane

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: Configuration could also be fitted with a bucket and used as an excavator or drag line.

Diesel hydraulic mobile telescopic jib crane

Inspection Frequency
12 months
Related Regulation
LOLER 1998

Note: Sometimes just referred to as a mobile crane.

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