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Lifts and hoists

Under the Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) SARH has to undertake a statutory inspection of all lifting equipment every 6 months and carry out a service on the equipment every 12 months.

The type of lifting equipment covered under these regulations, include:

  • Stairlifts
  • Passenger lifts
  • Ceiling track hoists
  • Rise and fall baths

We have a number of contractors who carry out this work on our behalf, further details of which can be found below.

How often do you carry out inspections and who does the work?

Our contractors, Concept carry out six monthly inspections on all stair and passenger lifts, rise and fall baths and ceiling track hoists within our properties.

How often do you carry out services and who does the work?

Our contractors, DSL carry out 12 monthly services on all stairlifts, rise and fall baths and ceiling track hoists within our properties and Concept complete 3 monthly services on all passenger lifts within our schemes.

What are Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)?

LOLER are set of regulations created under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, which came into force in Great Britain on 5 December 1998.  The regulations replaced a number of other pieces of legislation which covered the use of lifting equipment.

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