Course Aims

• Understand what is meant by LOLER and What equipment is covered by LOLER
• Develop an understanding on Lifting Equipment Safety
• Have an understanding on the importance of maintenance of equipment and lifting equipment markings.
• And finally understand the requirements LOLER requires when it comes to the protection of young persons.

e-Learning Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)

Who Attends

This course is aimed at those in any industry that are responsible for and the use of Lifting Equipment. This could include site supervisors or managers.

Course Content

This short course provides you with an introduction to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, otherwise known as LOLER.

The course starts by explaining the purpose of LOLER, before setting out what is meant by a lifting operation. It then provides some examples of equipment covered by the legislation.

Next, it explores why lifting equipment safety is so important, detailing the types of injuries that machinery can cause.

Moving on, the course covers the equipment maintenance requirements that must be complied with by law. It provides a detailed explanation as to what is meant by ‘thorough examination’ under LOLER, then looks at lifting equipment markings and the safe working load.

It finishes by covering what the regulations require of your organisation when it comes to the protection of young persons.

Course Duration

This course should take estimated 28 minutes to complete. (This is based off the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Entry Requirements

Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

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