Lloyds British Thorough Examination of Lifting Equipment (accessories)

Lloyds British Thorough Examination of Lifting Equipment (accessories)

Safety Training

Lloyds British Thorough Examination of Lifting Equipment (accessories)

Course Date(s) 25th March 2024 , 22nd April 2024 , 21st May 2024 , 30th May 2024 , 24th June 2024 , 20th August 2024 , 19th August 2024 , 23rd September 2024 , 29th October 2024 , 25th November 2024 , 26th November 2024 , 16th December 2024 , 20th May 2024

3 day course
20th May 2024 Refresher
19th August 2024 Refresher
25th November 2024 Refresher

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To teach the users the criteria for Lifting Equipment (Accessories) Inspection.

OBJECTIVE: On completion of the course, the delegates will know:

a) The methods of Inspection of Lifting Equipment
b) The rejection criteria for Lifting Equipment Inspection
c) The relationship between Proof Load and Safe Working Load
d) The requirements of Test Certificates and Registers

Course Content:

Inspection – To Thorough Examination 3 Days 1. AIM To teach persons an overview of the examination process of in-service portable lifting equipment as required by Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 along with other relevant legislation.. The course also looks at the documentation required and the various inspection techniques and rejection criteria of portable lifting equipment including how to produce reports and certification of thorough examination as per Schedule 1, of the Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998. The course content is quite substantial and covers the following areas: 2. ELEMENTS 2.1 Statutory Legislative Requirements: The Health & Safety at Work Law Powers of the Inspectorate British and European Standards The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (An overview) The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (An overview) Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (An overview) HSE Guidance Notes 2.2 Portable Lifting Equipment Examination / Inspection (Theory & Practical) Chain Slings / Master Links & Assemblies Wire Rope Slings Eyebolts Swivel Hoist Rings Shackles Lifting and Pulling Machines Man-Made Webbing Slings Beam Clamps Manual Chain Blocks / Hoists Lever Hoists (Pull-lifts) Jacks: Defamation, wear Rigging Screws 2.3 Systems Tagging Colour Coding Reporting Defective Equipment Quarantine 2.4 Methods of Testing Proof Load Testing (Overview Only) Determining Safe Working Loads Factors of Safety Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing (MPI/NDT) (Overview Only) www.safety.ie 2.5 Reporting Procedures Defective equipment register Manufacturer’s criteria Company procedures / protocols Purpose of Quarantine locker 2.6 Documentation / Certification & Report Writing Thorough Examination Reports and Conformity Certificates How to complete reports of Thorough Examination Manufactures instructions 3. KNOWLEDGE On completion of the course the trainees will have an understanding of: 3.1 Their statutory duties under relevant legislation pertaining to lifting equipment 3.2 The methods of inspection and testing 3.3. The rejection criteria of portable lifting equipment listed within the syllabus 3.4 The relationship between the Proof Load and the Safe Working Load 3.5 The requirements of Test Certificates / Certificates of Conformity and Registers 3.6 The requirement for the keeping of records (LOLER Regulation 10) 3.7 The role of the Competent Person (Portable Lifting Equipment Inspection) 3.8 An understanding of Schedule 1, LOLER 98 and what is required within a Thorough Examination report 4. SKILLS On completion of the course trainees will be able to: 4.1 Identify defective portable lifting equipment 4.2 An understanding of the rejection criteria of defective portable lifting equipment 4.3 Have an understanding of damaged equipment registers 4.4 Have an understanding of the certification that should be with lifting equipment 4.5 Their role and responsibilities as a competent person in accordance with legislation 4.6 Planned maintenance of portable lifting equipment in accordance with legislation (LOLER 98) 4.7 Produce reports and certification of Thorough Examination as per Schedule 1, LOLER 98 4.7 Completed both theory and practical assessments, and produce internal Thorough Examination Reports and Certs DESIGNED FOR: This training course is designed for personnel who are involved with the issue, purchasing and receiving back in of portable lifting equipment and involved in carrying out planned maintenance and inspection of in-use portable lifting equipment. This training is more in depth to our standard 2 day in-service inspection as it involves to Thorough Examination and enables employers to conform with Regulation 9-Thorough Examination & Testing in accordance with Schedule 1.

Course Duration

3 days

Number of Delegates



Delegates will receive a Certificate from Lloyds British which is valid for 3 years

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