Keeping tenants happy means minimising downtime, and keeping things running as smoothly as possible. Your time is valuable and you need contractors to be as efficient as possible.

Plant Inspection Services engineers are chosen for their combination of technical qualifications, experience, and expertise, which enable them to react quickly and appropriately to real-life situations.

How often should a passenger lift be inspected?

One of the most frequently asked questions about the inspection of passenger and goods lifts here at Plant Inspection Services is ‘how often should a passenger lift be inspected?’

LOLER testing (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998) states that inspections must be carried out at regular intervals to ensure that any lifting equipment is as safe as possibly can be. A passenger lift must undergo a LOLER inspection every 6 months.

What is a Thorough Examination under LOLER?

During a LOLER inspection, a ‘thorough examination’ is carried out. This is a systematic and detailed examination of both visual and functional checks, performing a vital part of lift maintenance.

Who can carry out an inspection of passenger and goods lifts?

Under LOLER, the competent person undertaking lifting equipment inspections must have ‘appropriate practical and theoretical knowledge and experience’ of the equipment. It also states that they must be sufficiently independent and impartial.

About Us

We take a flexible approach to arranging your inspections. Wherever possible we try to keep the engineer the same on each visit, we find this gives them chance to get to know you and your site and make the visit as smooth as possible.

We do not work to set time targets, allowing our engineers the flexibility to work around you and ensure that you get the best possible service and the peace of mind that your equipment has been thoroughly checked.

Plant Inspection Services can carry out Thorough Examinations on a wide range of your equipment to keep it available when you need it. This includes:

  • Passenger Lifts
  • Goods Lifts (including Dumb Waiters and Laundry Lifts)
  • Disabled Access Lifts
  • Legionella Risk Assessments

We work with management companies across the UK, including Nottingham, Sheffield, Leeds, Wakefield and Huddersfield. Wherever you are we can offer you no-obligation help and advice.

Our Sectors

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution and Warehousing
  • Property Management
  • Vehicle Servicing and Repair
  • Vehicle Recovery and Transport
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare and Care Homes
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