Tip n Lift duty of care and risk assessments

Assessing the risks involved in using lorry-mounted lifting equipment Hydraulic lifting equipment is complex machinery and owners and users have to be aware of the potential risks involved in using them. In December 2014 the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) produced a useful updated guide on the various issues that should be considered when carrying…

Tip n Lift maintenance of lifting equipment

Why is regular maintenance of lifting equipment so important? Lorry-mounted lifting equipment is complex machinery and is used in all kinds of locations, many of them where members of the public are also likely to be. ┬áThis is why the regular maintenance of lifting equipment is essential. The legislation covering all types of lifting equipment…