Lifting operation can often put people at great risk of injury, as well as incurring great costs when they go wrong. It is therefore important to properly resource, plan and organise lifting operations so they are carried out in a safe manner. Each of these elements requires a person or people with sufficient competence to be involved at each step. These people should have sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge of the work and equipment in question, as well as the requirements of the law, to be able to do this properly. For complex and high-risk operations, the planning and organization should be extensive and meticulous.
What you should do
If your business or organization undertakes lifting operations or is involved in providing lifting equipment for others to use, you must manage and control the risks to avoid any injury or damage.
Where you undertake lifting operations involving lifting equipment you must:
plan them properly
using people who are sufficiently competent
supervise them appropriately
to ensure that they are carried out in a safe manner
How can we help you?
Plan and undertake lifting operation
Prepare a safe lifting plan
Help you select the right equipment for any lifting activities
Conduct thorough examination of Lifting equipment
Provide professionals for lifting operations
Train and develop lifting personnel