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LIFTING EQUIPMENT AND LIFTING EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS (L113  GUIDANCE NOTE UPDATE)


December 2014 saw the publication of the second edition of the LOLER guidance notes

In essence the document remains the same, however the main changes include:

(a)  a simple decision tree has been included which provides the main
      elements that must apply to a piece of equipment for it to be subject to
      LOLER 

(b)  some changes have been made to bring the guidance in line with other
      advice, for example clarifying that you should not take lifting equipment
      within 10 m of overhead power cables;

(c)  the context and examples have been expanded to show that LOLER
      applies across every sector using lifting equipment, not just
      construction activities. i.e healthcare

PDF version is available free of charge at http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/l113.pdf