Welcome To ISI - Inspection, Testing and Certification
Industrial Safety Inspections is an leading, established,
nationwide, engineering inspection company performing statutory
safety inspections, thorough examinations and Health and Safety
inspections to comply with LOLER, PUWER, PSSR and COSHH Regulations,
Health and safety legislation and insurance requirements.
|LOLER 1998 regulations:|
LOLER inspection including proof load testing and LOLER
certification of all types of lifting equipment from simple lifting
slings to complex tower cranes.
|PUWER 1998 regulations:|
PUWER inspection including statutory testing and PUWER certification
of all types of work equipment and dangerous machinery.
|Pressure System Safety Regulations 2000:|
PSSR inspection including thorough examination of pressure vessels.
Safety inspection of air receivers, insurance inspection, air
compressors, certification of pressure systems together with Written
Schemes of Examination. We can also perform hydrostatic pressure
testing, implosion testing and pressure vessel certification to
10,000 bar either on site or at our Nuneaton test house.
|COSHH 2002 Regulations:|
We can perform inspection and certification of LEV extraction plant,
such as dust, fume and paint extraction systems.
|Testing and Certification Services|
load testing and certification of lifting equipment
For more information please visit our web site at www.isisafety.com or call our helpful team for Professional advice on 01675 481779
|FAQ's about LOLER and PUWER Inspection Regulations|
|What does LOLER stand for?|
LOLER is an abbreviation of Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998. It is often referred to as the LOLER regs or LOLER 98 regulations. The LOLER regulations came into force on 5 December 1998.
|What is LOLER?|
LOLER replaced existing legal requirements relating to the use of
lifting equipment, for example the Construction (Lifting Operations)
Regulations 1961, the Lifting Plant and Equipment (Records of Test
and Examination etc) Regulations 1992 and the Docks Regulations
1988. Many aspects of LOLER should therefore be familiar to you.
|What items require inspecting under LOLER?|
A LOLER thorough examination must be completed on all lifting equipment to comply with LOLER. The LOLER definition of Lifting equipment includes any equipment used at work for lifting or lowering loads, including attachments used for anchoring, fixing or supporting it. The LOLER Regulations cover a wide range of equipment including, cranes, fork-lift trucks, lifts, hoists, mobile elevating work platforms, and vehicle inspection platform hoists. The definition also includes lifting accessories such as chains, slings, eyebolts etc. LOLER does not apply to escalators, these are covered by more specific legislation, i.e. the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992. A full list of items requiring LOLER Thorough examination / inspection is available at www.isisafety.com or please call our helpful LOLER inspection specialist team on 01675 484779.
|What does LOLER do?|
Generally, the LOLER Regulations require that lifting equipment
provided for use at work is:
|What does PUWER stand for?|
PUWER is an abbreviation for Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. It is often referred to as the PUWER Regs or PUWER 98 regulations. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) came into force on 5 December 1998.
|What is PUWER?|
PUWER replaces the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
1992 and carries forward these existing requirements with a few
changes and additions, for example the inspection of work equipment
and specific new requirements for mobile work equipment. Many
aspects of PUWER should therefore be familiar to you.
|What items require inspecting under PUWER?|
A thorough examination by a competent person must be performed on
all high risk work equipment under PUWER regs, Lower risk and simple
work equipment items can be inspected in-house by your own competent
staff, providing they have the necessary competency. Generally, any
equipment which is used by an employee at work is covered, for
example hammers, knives, ladders, drilling machines, power presses,
circular saws, photocopiers, lifting equipment (including lifts),
dumper trucks and motor vehicles. Similarly, if you allow employees
to provide their own equipment, it too will be covered by PUWER and
you will need to make sure it complies.
|What does PUWER do?|
In general terms, the PUWER Regulations require that equipment provided for use at work is: maintained safe for use, in a safe condition and, in certain circumstances, suitable for the intended use, inspected to ensure this remains the case by a suitable competent person such as ISI, used only by people who have received adequate information, instruction and training; and accompanied by suitable safety measures, e.g. protective devices, markings, warnings.
|Do the PUWER Regulations apply to me?|
If you are an employer or self-employed person and you provide
equipment for use at work, or if you have control of the use of
equipment, then the PUWER inspection regulations will apply to you.
|What do the PUWER Regulations require me to do?|
You have duties to ensure that work equipment you provide meets the
requirements of PUWER. In doing so, you should ensure that it is:
A combination of
these measures may be necessary depending on the requirements of the
work, your assessment of the risks involved, and the practicability
of such measures.
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