course enquiry course enquiry The Regulations state that employers shall ensure that every lifting operation involving lifting equipment is properly planned by a competent person, appropriately supervised and carried out in a safe manner. Furthermore, the Regulations require that equipment must be sufficiently strong, stable and suitable for its intended use.

Who should attend the LOLER Course?

Employers, employees, self employed persons and any other person who has control of lifting equipment, its use or those who use it.

Duration: 1 day.

Venue: courses can be delivered on site or at selected venues.

Candidates who successfully complete the course will achieve an appropriate understanding of:

  • Define the terms competent person for planning lifting operations, competent person for thorough examination of lifting equipment, lifting equipment, lifting accessory, lifting plan and examination scheme.
  • Develop a list of lifting equipment that they use, which is covered by this regulation.
  • State the duties of the employer and self employed under these regulations.
  • Carry out a risk assessment on lifting equipment that they control.
  • Identify the special arrangements required for lifting equipment used for the lifting of persons.
  • State the requirements relating to marking of lifting equipment they control.
  • Provide an example of a lifting plan on lifting equipment that they control.
  • State the examination, inspection and reporting requirements of this legislation.

Training methods will include lectures, discussions and practical exercises.