Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

Interpretation for Regulation 119


118. (1) Subject to paragraph (2), in this Regulation and Regulation 119, “inspection” means such visual or more rigorous inspection by a competent person as is appropriate for safety purposes and includes any testing appropriate for those purposes.

(2) Where a thorough examination has been made of lifting equipment under a specific requirement of any of the relevant statutory provisions—

(a) the examination, for the purposes of Regulation 119, other than paragraph (1)(c) of that Regulation, shall be treated as an inspection of the lifting equipment, and

(b) where a report of the examination has been prepared under the relevant statutory provisions, the report shall be treated for the purposes of Regulation 119(4)(b) as the recording of the inspection.