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Loler Inspections

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:

  • Atlas
  • Fassi
  • Hiab
  • VDL
  • Trio
  • Multilift
  • HMF
  • Palfinger
  • PM
  • Palift
  • Reynolds Boughton
  • Telehoist

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