Enjoy these quick guides to get an even better understanding of rules, regulations and other relevant topics within lifting equipment.
The United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) provides a set of regulations to ensure the safety and health of dock workers worldwide. Let's take you through the highlights!
The Machine Directive (2006/42/EC) is a European Union directive meant to ensure that all machinery and accompanying equipment, components, and accessories are risk assessed.
If you work, or plan to work, using lifting equipment in Great Britain, you’ve probably heard of LOLER – and hopefully, you have an idea of what it entails. But how well do you really know the regulations – and how good are your routines and systems at streamlining your organization’s LOLER compliance?
As with most EU directives, it can be hard to keep track of all the requirements. That’s why we’ve written this quick guide to the ATEX 137 Workplace Directive (1999/92/EC), describing the minimum requirements for safety and health in potentially explosive atmospheres.
The number of checklists inspectors have to juggle to perform regular inspections can be pretty whopping. There’s a lot of time and money to be saved – and motivation and job satisfaction to be gained – by making sure they are as effective and easy to use as possible.