Loler and Puwer 1998

This course will provide – through information and guidance – an interpretation of LOLER 1998 and PUWER 1998 and associated legislation, to enable managers, supervisors and operatives to have sufficient knowledge to understand and apply both sets of regulations within their workplace.

Important tasks and paperwork like record keeping and inspection reports are also covered.

What’s Covered?

Completion of this course provides each delegate with:

LOLER 1998

  • Aims and objectives of the regulations
  • Applications of LOLER
  • Inspection requirements
  • Range of equipment
  • Competence to inspect
  • Reporting of defects
  • Record keeping
  • Information to be contained in inspection reports

PUWER 1998

  • Aims and objectives of the regulations
  • Application of PUWER
  • Safe use of work equipment
  • Risk assessment
  • Competence of worker
  • Range of Work equipment
  • Reporting defects
  • Compliance with the ACoP


Learners must pass a multiple choice question paper in order to achieve the certificate. Our experienced and knowledgeable instructor will guide the learners through the course material and offer support and advice to ensure that learners are prepared for the assessment. The training is accessible and additional support is available to learners who require it.


This training course can be carried out on customer’s premises. Requirements are a room with an electrical supply where a laptop and projector can be used.


The certificate is valid for 5 years, after which time the course must be done again.


The training is carried out over one day (6 hours).


We can take up to 12 people on each course.

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