LOLER Inspections


The LOLER test regulations cover a wide range of equipment including, cranes, fork-lift trucks, goods lifts and passenger lifts, hoists, mobile elevating work platforms, and vehicle inspection platform hoists. The definition also includes lifting accessories such as chains, slings, eye bolts etc.

PDL’s services include:

  • Statutory plant survey to identify inspection requirements

  • LOLER inspection requirements identified

  • Inspections by friendly, professional engineers

  • Immediate feedback if any serious defects are identified

  • Written reports by post or via our online reporting system

  • PDL will manage the LOLER inspection and certification schedule for your equipment and let you know well in advance when inspections are due

  • Summarise and review of any queries arising from the inspection, at the end of the visit

    A LOLER inspection or thorough examination must be completed on all lifting equipment to comply with LOLER regulations. The LOLER definition of Lifting equipment includes any equipment used at work for lifting or lowering loads, including attachments used for anchoring, fixing or supporting it.