Lifting clamps are mechanical devices designed to securely grip, lift, and transport various types of materials and objects, such as steel plates, beams, pipes, and other heavy or bulky items. They are widely used in industries like construction, manufacturing, shipbuilding, and warehousing to facilitate the safe handling and positioning of loads. Lifting clamps come in various types, each suited to specific applications and materials. At Cromwell, our range of lifting clamps cover most material, load capacity, and safety features to suit your needs.
LOLER applies to ALL lifting equipment used for work purposes, even if it was manufactured and put into use before LOLER came into force in 1998. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998 applies to all work equipment, including lifting equipment, and requires workplaces to provide suitable and safe equipment for the task, along with proper training. Work equipment must be maintained and inspected and related risks prevented or controlled.
Pre-use checks must be carried out on lifting equipment. The purpose of these pre-use checks is to identify faulty equipment; this is not the same as routine thorough examination and inspections but in addition to them at each use. All lifting equipment requires to be thoroughly examined by a qualified competent person at various points, as required by PUWER, to maintain efficient working order.
LOLER - Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
PUWER - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
HASWA - Health and Safety at Work Act
WAH - Work / Working at Height
Please note that the products in this category are not suitable for lifting people; please consult the manufacturer's data sheet for more information.
For the further information and full details of your legal responsibilities:
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment (LOLER) Regulations 1998 - AcoP - L113