Blast Access Engineering are an experienced team of certified engineers offering required testing and certifying for lifting equipment to LOLER regulations.
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) is a legal requirement that requires all lifting equipment to have regular LOLER inspections carried out by competent personnel:
- Before its use
- Proceeding the repair or replacement of a structural component
- When a change or alteration of chassis is undertaken
- When a part is removed and refitted to the original chassis
Recommended testing and examination are carried out on or off site at 6 or 12-month intervals depending on your company requirements.
Following the inspection, a detailed report is issued listing any detected defects and a legal certificate is provided on completion which authenticates usage.
To comply with regulations all makes and models of lorry loader, roll on/off, tipper, recovery equipment and skip loader legally require up-to-date inspections to ensure machinery is safe, including:
- Reynolds Boughton
Lifting Equipment Maintenance and Repairs
Blast Access Engineering also offer repairs and maintenance on a wide range of lifting equipment and plant machinery.
|Occasion||Minimum Test and Thorough Examination|
|Before being first taken into service||Full test (Proof load test of rated capacity 125% at full radius and through the full slewing arc and a thorough examination)|
|Annually after being first put into service||Proof load test of rated capacity 110% at full radius and through the full slewing arc and a thorough examination|
|4 years after first being put into service||Full test|
|8 years after first being put into service||Non-destructive test of structure Full test|
|After each structural repair or component change||Full Test|
|When chassis is changed||Full test|
|When crane is removed and refitted||Full test|