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LOLER Thorough Examinations

Your lifting equipment is an integral part of your business. The safety of your staff and site guests is also essential. A Thorough Examination from Plant Inspection Services keeps your business running smoothly and ensures your workforce is as safe as possible. Our thorough inspection services include LOLER Thorough Examination to ensure a systematic and comprehensive assessment to help you meet your obligations under health and safety legislation.

What We Do

Unfortunately, not every examination is ‘Thorough’, however a Thorough Examination from our team ensures peace of mind from experienced experts. Our aim is to build long-term, mutually beneficial relationships that you can trust for detailed and professional Thorough Examination. 

An Examination must be carried out by a ‘competent’ person, independent from the organisation in question in order to carry out an impartial and complete examination of any equipment and safety-critical parts.  

LOLER guidance states:  

‘You should ensure that the person carrying out a thorough examination has such appropriate practical and theoretical knowledge and experience of the lifting equipment to be thoroughly examined as will enable them to detect defects or weaknesses and to assess their importance in relation to the safety and continued use of the lifting equipment.’ 

We provide a vast range of independent inspection services, from LOLER testing to PSSR and COSHH.  

Wherever you are, we have someone nearby. Areas we cover include:

  • Barnsley
  • Bradford
  • Doncaster
  • Harrogate
  • Huddersfield
  • Keighley
  • Leeds
  • Manchester
  • Nottingham
  • Oldham
  • Sheffield
  • Stockport
  • Wakefield
  • York

Who We Are

Our family-run business has over 30 years of experience in the industry. From our base in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, we are perfectly positioned to service the North of England.  

We are proud to have developed a reputation for quality across the industry and pride ourselves on our fast, flexible and responsive service.   

As an independent inspection service, we don’t profit from any of the recommendations we make.  


Our team have a plethora of on-site experience and technical qualifications meaning they are ready to react to real-life situations with expertise and professionalism. Our numerous affiliations with leading organisations is testament to the care and diligence we put into our work to ensure that both safety and customer service is at the heart of all we do.  

A Friendly Team

Unlike other LOLER Testing inspection companies, we don’t provide any servicing or maintenance, allowing us We pride ourselves on providing personal service in a corporate world. The many rules and regulations surrounding a Thorough Examination can often seem confusing. Clients often come to us for advice and we are always happy to provide free, no obligation advice to ensure safety comes first. We also endeavour to send the same engineer out to you for each inspection, so that they get to know you, your staff, your site and your specific requirements or needs.  

On Your Side

Our inspection services are a cost-effective way to complete your Thorough Examination. Safety shouldn’t come at a premium, which is why we are competitively priced and never surprise you with hidden costs. Our engineers aren’t time-pressured, allowing them to be flexible and carry out any inspection to the highest of standards. We also don’t charge for waiting time – unlike many of our competitors.  

Servicing A Wide Range Of Sectors 

  • Vehicle servicing and repair
  • Vehicle recovery and transport 
  • Engineering 
  • Healthcare and care homes 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Distribution and warehousing 
  • Property management

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