The NPORS Report of Thorough Examination training course for small lifting equipment is a program designed to provide individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct thorough examinations of small lifting equipment. This training is essential for those responsible for maintaining and inspecting lifting equipment in compliance with legal requirements such as the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER).


Upon completion of this course, the learner will:

  1. Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a competent person carrying out inspections of lifting equipment, accessories and attachments
  2. Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data and conform to relevant regulations and legislation
  3. Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment, accessories and attachments. Examine their basic construction, explain their uses, applications and functions
  4. Be able to interpret and extract information from all relevant documentation
  5. Explain and demonstrate a comprehensive thorough inspection
  6. Identify and demonstrate how to complete a thorough examination inspection report
  7. Environmental considerations
  8. Carry out all out storage and securing procedures


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