Am I legally obliged to have my lift Thoroughly Examined?May 26, 2021
Yes – as a Thorough Examination is a systematic and detailed examination of the equipment and safety-critical parts, that must be carried out at specified intervals by a competent person who must then complete a written report [Form 54].
Furthermore, you must ensure that Thorough Examinations are completed every:
6 months, for lifting equipment and any associated accessories used to lift people;
6 months, for all lifting accessories; &
12 months, for all other lifting equipment
in order to be in compliance with Regulation 9 of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)RETURN