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Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

Tools of an arborist - axe, saw and safety bagLOLER is a set of regulations to ensure safe operation of lifting equipment and prevent accident and injury.

It aims to ensure that all lifting operations are properly planned and carried out safely.

It requires that all lifting equipment is checked periodically by a competent person and that it is fit for purpose.

LOLER applies to employers, self-employed and anyone involved in lifting operations. The regulations are there to help prevent personal injury and protect businesses from prosecution.

I have £1,000,000 professional indemnity insurance cover.

More details can be found from the following websites:

 

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

Health and Safety Executive Lifting equipment at work