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Lifting Services

LOLER and PUWER Inspections

The legal obligations under LOLER and PUWER are clear, owners of lifting and height safety equipment have a duty to ensure it is safe to use this includes the requirement to have equipment regularly inspected. LGS trained engineers are experienced and qualified by LEEA to undertake this work to the highest standards – working across Oil and Gas, Food Processing, Utilities and Construction industries (to name but a few) they offer the best solution to ensure the safety and compliance of your equipment.

If this wasn’t enough they are also backed up by LGS’s own in house reporting software which is unique to LGS.

Features and benefits of the LGS Online System are:

Customer access to reports and certificates 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

Live updating of records whilst the inspection is underway
Simple and easily understood screens
Intuitive navigation between screens
Simple traffic light colour code system to identify overdue equipment, equipment coming up for inspection and currently inspected equipment
Loler compliant downloadable certificate for every individual item, signed by the inspector
Equipment added between inspections easily be added to the register
Data export function into MS Excel for further analysis or integration with other asset management systems
Huge reduction in reporting errors as all the details are available to the inspector at the time and point of inspection
Powerful search and filter options to help the user identify equipment location and status
Easily accessed by customer using Chrome or IE with a simple user name and password
Simple (and reversible) archive function for equipment no longer used, or found after several inspections
Multi location options to more easily locate equipment across departments and sites

Proof Load Testing

LGS have a wealth of experience proof testing both at their many locations and on site, with experienced engineers and a wide range of bespoke testing and load measuring equipment there is always a solution to your proof loading problems be it dynamic, static or even drop testing.

Common items LGS proof load test are:

Runway beams
Lift motor room and shaft beams
Mobile and fixed Cranes
Bespoke fabricated lifting items
Overhead travelling cranes
Access platforms
Spreaders and lifting beams
Gantries, fixed and mobile

Repair & Maintenance

Inspection of your lifting equipment is a statutory obligation but less well known is the requirement to maintain it to adequate standards as the HSE say it must be ‘maintained as necessary to keep it fit for use’

With well equipped workshops, experienced engineers and large stocks of spares, LGS is an excellent option for the repair and maintenance of your lifting equipment. Many of our engineers are mobile so we can bring that expertise to your doorstep, be it a simple chain sling or a full overhead crane system.

Projects & Shut Downs (Changed name from Tacklestores for site)
The experienced LGS team has supported major projects both in the UK and overseas with a wide range of lifting services. From the supply of complete project packages to job specific specialist equipment LGS can offer the following services to support your project

  • Technical advice and information at the planning stage
  • Budget costings for the duration of the project
  • Containerised bespoke mobile equipment stores
  • ‘Onsite’ Asset management software to ensure losses are minimised
  • Full compliance, both legal and client specific, with up to date documentation provided by our ‘Onsite’ system
  • Experienced staff to operate our mobile stores, hardware and software if required
  • Training for clients who wish to operate their own system

If you are undertaking a major project and want some sound advice and an excellent service, please contact our friendly and experienced team.

We can arrange large quantities of safe to use quality equipment at excellent rates and the experienced and qualified staff to back up your project on site or off.