The Regulations aim to reduce risks to people’s health and safety from lifting equipment provided for use at work. Lifting equipment includes any equipment used at work for lifting or lowering loads, including attachments used for anchoring, fixing or supporting it. The Regulations cover a wide range of equipment including, cranes, fork-lift trucks, lifts, hoists, mobile elevating work platforms, and vehicle inspection platform hoists. The definition also includes lifting accessories such as chains, slings, eyebolts etc.
This training programme aim is to increase the knowledge of the delegates to the requirements of these regulations and help them develop an action plan to enable those requirements to be met.
By the end of this training programme, delegates will be able to: