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Typically the types of plant that you might expect to find at engineering workshops would be covered under LOLER, PUWER, PSSR and COSHH Regulations.

You would expect to find a mobile compressed air system or an installed system with pressure vessels/air receivers. If there is one pressure vessel in the system above 250 Bar/Litres then the system is required to be assessed and a Written Scheme of Examination produced to comply with the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 and Statutory Certification produced in line with the Written Scheme.

Hot Water Heating/Supply Systems if under 100
ā°C operating pressure will be exempt from the PSSR and are non-statutory but are required to be inspected annually.

Under LOLER typical types of plant that could be found on site would be Tower Cranes, Lorry Mounted Cranes, Fork Lift Trucks, Pallet Trucks, Builders Hoist, Scaffold Hoists, Roof Hoists, Excavators, Piling Rigs, Chain Blocks (Electric or Manual) and Miscellaneous Lifting Tackle such as Polyester Belt Slings, Chain Slings, Eyebolts, Bow and ā€œDā€ Shackles etc.

There may be a Passenger Lifts in the offices that is required to be inspected 6 monthly due to carrying persons, or a Goods Lift in the factory that carries goods only and is required to be inspected 12 monthly.

If the work carried out on site generates Dust or Fume then COSHH Regulations will apply and the use of Local Exhaust Ventilation Plant will be required to control substances hazardous to health, this equipment requires statutory examination at specified frequencies.

PUWER covers any work equipment that is provided for use at work. Examples are machinery and guarding, start/stop buttons, hand held tools and equipment, roller shutter doors, mobile plant such as fork lift trucks and dumper trucks.

Electrical Testing and Inspection covers Electrical Installations e.g. Fixed Wiring and Portable Appliances

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