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Engineering Inspection, Testing, and Certification Services

Keeping Your Equipment Safe and Compliant...

Plant and Safety Limited are national providers for Engineering Testing, Inspection, and Certification services in order to keep your company, and your equipment compliant, ensuring that your employees are able to work safely and effectively.

Our national team of highly qualified and experienced engineers are able to provide engineering inspection, testing, and certification services on all types of equipment which require a thorough examination under LOLER 1998, PUWER 1998, WAHR 2005, PSSR 2000, and COSHH 2002. This includes Lifting Equipment and Accessories, Work Equipment, Mobile Plant Equipment, Access Equipment, Pressure Systems, Local Exhaust Ventilation, Passenger and Goods Lifts, and Industrial Doors.

Keeping equipment compliant can be a challenge, which is why our inspection database automatically plans the next due dates for each inspection, allowing us to notify our customer in advance when equipment needs to be inspected and certified again. 

 

Lifting Equipment and Accessories

Under the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER 1998), lifting equipment and accessories used for lifting must have a statutory inspection every 6 or 12 months, depending on the type of equipment. This is often referred to as a ‘Thorough Examination’,  ‘Testing’, or an ‘Insurance Inspection’. 

Typical Lifting Equipment and Accessories which require a thorough examination at set intervals includes, but is not limited to:  

  • Fibre Slings
  • Shackles
  • Eyebolts 
  • Hooks
  • Wire Ropes
  • Chain Slings
  • Chain Blocks
  • Lever Hoists
  • Manual and Electric hoists
  • Pull Lifts
  • Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Lifting Frames and Beams
NPORS Overhead Gantry Crane Operator Training
Digger and Excavator Training

Work Equipment

Under the Provision of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 1998), work equipment must have a statutory inspection at regular intervals to ensure that it remains safe to use. Typical Work Equipment which require a thorough examination at regular intervals includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Lifting Equipment and Accessories
  • Manual and Powered Pallet Trucks
  • Hydraulic Jacks
  • Axle Stands
  • Ladders and Steps
  • Fork Lift and Stacker Trucks
  • Excavators and Diggers
  • Power Presses
  • Dock Levellers 
  • Waste Compactors

Mobile Plant Equipment

Plant equipment must be inspected at regular intervals under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 1998). If plant equipment is used for lifting, then the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER 1998) will also apply. 

Typical plant equipment which require a thorough examination at set intervals includes, but is not limited to:  

  • Excavators
  • Mobile Cranes
  • Dumper Trucks
  • Telescopic Handlers
  • Quick Hitches
  • Backhoe Loaders
  • Lifting and Material Handling Attachments
NPORS Approved Plant Training
Access Machine MEWP Inspection

Mobile Access Equipment

Mobile access equipment and machinery must be inspected at regular intervals under the under the Provision of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 1998) and Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (1998).

Typical mobile access equipment which require a thorough examination at regular intervals includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPS) 
  • Telescopic and Articulated Booms
  • Scissor Lifts 
  • Personnel and Pop Up Lifts
  • Truck Mounted Platforms
  • Specialist Access Machines

Pressure Systems

Pressure Systems must be inspected under the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations (PSSR 2000). The regulations require pressure systems to have a Written Scheme of Examination (WSE) in place, and for examinations to be carried out in accordance with the Written Scheme of Examination. Typical types of pressure systems which require a thorough examination at regular intervals includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Air Compressors and Receivers
  • Air Conditioning Units
  • Refridgeration Equipment
  • Coffee Machines
  • Steam Boilers
  • Steam Calorifiers
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Protective Devices and Pipework
Pressure System PSSR 2000

Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Systems

 Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems (LEV’s) are designed to ensure that hazardous substances are extracted from the work place safely and effectively. Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH 2002), LEV’s must be inspected at regular intervals. 

Typical types of LEV systems which require a thorough examination at regular intervals includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Spray Booths
  • Extraction Hoods
  • Fume Cupboards
  • Dust Extraction
  • Welding Extraction
  • Portable Extraction

Passenger and Goods Lifts

Under the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER 1998), passenger and goods lifts must be have a statutory inspection every 6 or 12 months, depending on the type of equipment. This is often referred to as a ‘Thorough Examination’,’Testing’, or an ‘Insurance Inspection’. 

Typical types of lifts which require a thorough examination at set intervals includes, but is not limited to:  

  • Passenger Lifts
  • Goods Lifts
  • Dock Levellers 
  • Platform Lifts
  • Service Lifts
  • Disabled Access Lifts 

Industrial Doors

Industrial Doors require a regular inspection and thorough examination under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 1998). This ensures that they work safely and effectively when being operated.  The typical inspection frequency for industrial doors is 12 monthly. 

Typical types of Industrial Doors which require a thorough examination at regular intervals includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Manual and Electric Roller Shutter Doors
  • Sliding Bifold Doors
  • Sectional Overhead Doors
  • Automated Doors

WHY CHOOSE PLANT AND SAFETY?


Industry Experts

Our team has extensive experience in providing Testing, Inspection, Certification, and Training Services across all sectors within the UK. Our team of passionate industry experts work closely with our customers to keep their equipment and their people both safe and compliant


Quality Assurance

All of our services are backed by an extensive list of nationally recognised Accreditations and Industry Body Memberships. Our Accreditations and Memberships include ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, NPORS, CHAS, Safecontractor, Safe PQQ, ROSPA, and the British Safety Council


National Service Provider

Plant and Safety are a national provider of Testing, Inspection, Certification, and Training Services. Our national team of highly qualified, experienced, and competent trainers and engineers work closely with our customers to keep equipment and people both safe and compliant


Online Inspection Database

All of our Testing, Inspection, and Certification customers are automatically granted with access to our online inspection database to download examination reports for any equipment certified by Plant and Safety. Our inspection database runs on the industry leading ‘Motion Kinetic’ software

ACCREDITATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

Plant and Safety Limited ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015, and OHSAS 18001:2007 Accreditation
Plant and Safety Limited ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015, and OHSAS 18001:2007 Accreditation

CONTACT PLANT AND SAFETY LIMITED

T: 0330 113 7920

E: sales@plantandsafety.co.uk

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