Lifting Operations

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)

 This course provides learners with an awareness of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) and gives an overview of industry best practice in relation to working with lifting equipment
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Learning Outcomes


LO1 Explain what LOLER is and to whom it applies
LO2 Identify the general requirements of LOLER
LO3 Identify the types of equipment and accessories that LOLER covers and its relationship to PUWER
LO4 Outline the main hazards involved in lifting operations including positioning and installation
LO5 Explain the organising, planning and risk assessment requirements for lifting operations, including the need for Lifting Plans
LO6 Describe the LOLER requirements associated with the lifting of persons or ‘man-riding’
LO7 Explain the LOLER requirements for the marking of equipment with their Safe Working Loads (SWL)
LO8 Describe the common roles involved in lifting operations
LO9 Explain the examination, inspection and maintenance requirements and the role of the competent person
LO10 Describe the record-keeping and defect reporting requirements under LOLER