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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 Steam Plant such as Steam Boilers and Steam Process Plant, Compressed Air System with pressure vessels/air receivers on site and any 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. Refrigeration Plant.

Hot Water Heating/Supply Systems if under 100⁰C 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 Fork Lift Trucks, Pallet Trucks, Overhead Travelling Cranes, There may be a Passenger Lifts that is required to be inspected 6 monthly due to carrying persons, or a Goods Lift that carries goods only and is required to be inspected 12 monthly, chain Blocks and Lifting Tackle, Slings etc.

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, motors, pumps, hand-held tools, and equipment.

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

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