Work Equipment (PUWER)

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998*

Conveyors of all sorts and types

Inspection Frequency:
12 months

Related Regulation:
PUWER 1

Note: Conveyors of all sorts and types are generally not considered as lifting equipment. The items are transported rather than lifted.

Dock leveller

Inspection Frequency:
12 months

Related Regulation:
PUWER 1

Note: Some dock levellers are designed to lift persons. These would then fall under the requirements of LOLER and be inspected every 6 months.

Manual winch

Inspection Frequency:
12 months

Related Regulation:
PUWER 1

Note: Would normally not be used for lifting or lowering. However a 12 month inspection regime may be considered under PUWER.

Tirfor

Inspection Frequency:
12 months

Related Regulation:
PUWER 1

Note: Could be LOLER if they are used for lifting or lowering. Normally use as a way to "winch" or tow items rather than lift. If they are used to lift, they would then require a 12 month inspection.

* Contains public sector information published by the Health and Safety Executive and licensed under the Open Government Licence.