Thorough Examination – LOLER and PUWER

A thorough examination, often referred to as a LOLER is required if you own, lease or hire a forklift truck, it is your legal responsibility to ensure it passes a thorough examination safety check every 4, 6 to 12 months under the Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER98) and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER98). Records must be kept of all thorough examinations and any defects found must be reported to both the person responsible for the equipment and the relevant enforcing authority.
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