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LOLER: Lift Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations

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The LOLER online course is designed to provide comprehensive training on Lift Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations. Whether you are a professional working with lifting equipment or someone interested in pursuing a career in this field, this course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure safe and compliant lift operations.


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Module 1: Introduction to LOLER

- Overview of LOLER and its importance

- Understanding the legal framework and regulations

- Roles and responsibilities of duty holders

Module 2: Types of Lifting Equipment

- Different categories of lifting equipment

- Crane types, hoists, slings, and other lifting devices

- Identification and selection of appropriate equipment

Module 3: Thorough Examination and Inspection

- Requirements for thorough examination and inspection

- Inspection schedules and frequency

- Documentation and reporting procedures

Module 4: Risk Assessment and Control Measures

- Conducting risk assessments for lifting operations

- Hazard identification and risk reduction techniques

- Implementing control measures to mitigate risks

Module 5: Safe Working Practices

- Preparing for lifting operations

- Establishing safe systems of work

- Communication and coordination during lifting operations

Module 6: Emergency Procedures

- Dealing with emergencies and rescue operations

- Responding to accidents and incidents

- Emergency planning and preparedness

Module 7: Documentation and Record Keeping

- Importance of accurate documentation

- Maintenance and record-keeping requirements

- Understanding LOLER compliance documentation

Module 8: Case Studies and Practical Examples

- Real-life case studies illustrating LOLER principles

- Problem-solving exercises for practical application

- Learning from past incidents and accidents

Who is this course for?

Upon completing the LOLER online course, you will have gained a solid foundation in lift operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations. This knowledge will open up several career opportunities in various industries, including:

  • Lifting Equipment Inspector: Conduct thorough examinations and inspections of lifting equipment to ensure compliance with LOLER regulations and industry standards. Perform risk assessments and provide recommendations for maintenance and repair.
  • Health and Safety Officer: Apply your understanding of LOLER to implement safety measures in the workplace. Conduct risk assessments, develop safe working practices, and train employees on lifting equipment operations.
  • Crane Operator: Operate cranes and lifting equipment while adhering to LOLER regulations and safety guidelines. Ensure safe load handling and follow proper lifting procedures.
  • Maintenance Technician: Perform maintenance, repair, and servicing of lifting equipment. Conduct inspections, identify faults, and ensure equipment remains in good working condition.
  • Safety Consultant: Provide expert advice to companies on LOLER compliance and safe lifting operations. Conduct audits, develop safety policies, and deliver training programs to improve workplace safety.


No prior knowledge or experience required

Career path

The LOLER: Lift Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations course will enhance your knowledge and improve your confidence in exploring opportunities in various sectors related to.

  • Field Service Engineer (Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum)
  • Building Surveyor (Salary: £25,000 to £70,000 per year)
  • Cranes Engineer Surveyor (Salary: Upto £42,750 per annum)

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