LOLER Inspections - What is LOLER?

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 is a legal requirement relating to the use of patient lifting equipment. Specifically Regulation 5 of LOLER applies to the lifting or lowering of people. Within your Healthcare setting there will be many items of equipment which will require a LOLER Inspection, for example:-

  • Electric/Manual Patient Lifting Hoists and Standaids
  • Overhead Hoists
  • Hi-Lo Baths
  • Pool Hoists