Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) Seminar CLO04

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Target Group

All personnel who are involved in, responsible for, or management of Lifting Equipment and/or Lifting Operations. The seminar is suitable for those who wish to gain knowledge and information on LOLER with a view to passing it on to the remainder of the workforce, or for delivery first hand.


The aim of the seminar is to update all attendees on the new regulations outlining major differences from the regulations it has replaced, and underlining employer and employee responsibilities. 

Seminar Content

  • The general requirements of PUWER as applied to Lifting Equipment.
  • Lifting Equipment and the way it is used as covered specifically by LOLER.
  • The previous “sector based” legislation replaced by LOLER.
  • LOLER – Where it applies and who it effects.
  • The “new approach” legislation – What this means, how is it meant to be applied, and risk assessment as demanded by the ‘Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations’.
  • Approved Codes of Practice (ACOP) and advice on how to apply the law.
  • Lifting equipment examination periods as applied by LOLER.
  • EC Declaration of Conformity (DOC) and CE marked equipment.
  • Testing as part of the thorough examination as applied by LOLER.
  • The discretion of the competent person.
  • Rules regarding lifting equipment where the safety of which depends on it’s installation.
  • Special requirements in LOLER for lifting equipment designed (and not designed) to carry persons.

Achievement Measurement and General Information:

A Certificate of attendance is issued to all attendees.

Presentations are carried out using computer image projection and videos are introduced if applicable. The onus is on the client to provide suitable facilities including screen, electricity supply, TV/VCR, comfortable seating arrangements and sound systems if necessary.

Where applicable other regulations are introduced.

Days: 1/2
Ratio: 12:1