1. LOLERThe Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment

 

Regulations 1998, otherwise known as LOLER or Lifting Equipment Inspection, replaced the 1994 Manual Handling Regulations which encouraged people to use Lifting equipment. The LOLER regulations were created by the Health and Safety Executive on the 5th December 1998. Read More


2. PSSR Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 

 

Pressure systems can range from steam-generating commercial coffee machines to large boilers. When using pressure systems every employer or self-employed person has a duty to provide a safe workplace and safe work equipment. Designers, manufacturers, suppliers, installers, users, and owners have additional health and safety duties. Read More

 

3. COSHH - Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 

 

The COSHH regulations apply to every company that either uses or produces in the workplace substances hazardous to health. This would, for example, include vapours given off by glue or paint, or fumes generated by welding operations, some types of forklift trucks, etc. Read More




4. NDT 

 

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) is the application of measurement techniques in order to identify damage and irregularities in materials. NDT often provides the only method of obtaining information about the current 'health' of the process plant.  

 

5. Electrical Testing and Inspections - The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 contain a comprehensive list of legal requirements designed to prevent the risk of death or personal injury from the use of electricity at all places of work, regardless of the size of the Business or the number of employees.