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

Keeping of records and registers of lifting equipment.


54. (1) An employer shall ensure that a report produced under Regulation 53, or a copy of it—

(a) is kept at the place of work when the lifting equipment is permanently located there,

(b) in the case of lifting equipment on a construction site, is kept at the site office or at the business address of the contractor for whom the report was made, and

(c) in the case of mobile equipment, is kept on the equipment in addition to being available for inspection at the address of the equipment owner.

(2) An employer shall ensure that—

(a) a register of lifting equipment and lifting accessories containing details of the equipment, distinguishing number, date of first use and date of last thorough examination and testing is maintained and kept available for inspection by an inspector, and

(b) if the equipment does not have a distinguishing number or mark, one of long lasting duration is provided.