Machinery Lift and Crane

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Please note that there will be references in these guidance documents and content with respect to previously existing provisions under EU Regulation. As of 1st January 2021 relevant UK rather than EU legislation will apply, and the same for UK designated standards rather than standards cited in the Official Journal of the European Union. More information is available at

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/using-the-ukca-mark-from-1-january-2021#technical-documentation  

 During early 2021 the SAFed Guidance documents and content will be reviewed, updated and revised on the website. Please continually check back for updates. If there are any questions or queries please contact admin@safed.co.uk

TC 2 meets on a regular basis to discuss any matter affecting the inspection of lifts, lifting plant and mechanical plant. In addition it produces from time to time specific SAFed Guidelines and Guidance to meet arising situations.

Ongoing work:

SS01: – Issue 04 Mar 2015 Recruitment, training and competency of engineer surveyors – Technical questions for competence examinations – Machinery Lift and Crane (MLC). Internal use only
TC2 Collection and analysis of serious defect data. 6 Monthly Samples Internal Use Only

Guidelines (For download)

LG 1 Guidelines – Lifts Guidelines on the supplementary tests of in-service lifts Click here to download Issue 04.1 18/06/2020 Current
LEIA/SAFed Joint Letter SAFed – Guidelines on the Supplementary Testing of In-service Lifts  Click here to download Issue 01 14/06/2021 Current
LG 2 Guidelines – Guidelines on the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) Click here to download Issue 03 01/02/2018 Current
LG 3 Guidelines – Suspended Access Equipment – Guidelines for the thorough examinations of suspended access equipment and building maintenance units (Permanently installed) Click here to download Issue 03.2 07/01/2020 Current
LG 4 Guidelines – Lifting – Guidelines for the safe management and the thorough examination of lift trucks Click here to download Issue 03 20/11/2020 Current

EMW,Guidelines for the safe operation of escalators and moving walks Click here to download,Issue 03,30/07/2018,Current

Recommendations

LR 1,Recommendations – Safe working on lifts – Car top controls and lift pit access  Click here to download, Issue 04,13/12/2016, Under Review

Policy Statements (For download)

MLCC 01 Fork Lift Truck/Order Picker – Leaf Chain Elongation Rejection Criteria Click here to download Issue 05 06/04/2021 Current
MLCC 02 Lift Machinery Room Guarding Requirements Click here to download Issue 03 16/02/2021 Current
IE MLCC 02 Lifting Machinery Room Guarding (General Application) Regulations 2007 Regulation 30 having been reviewed and amended click here to download Issue 03 16/02/2021 Current
MLCC 03 Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) – Regulation 9 Click here to download Issue 08.2 09/07/2021 Current
MLCC 04 Thorough Examination of Lifting Equipment Click here to download Issue 02 05/03/2021 Current
MLCC 05 Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER '98) – Regulation 6 Guidance re-issued having been reviewed and amended  click here to download Issue 06 01/03/2021 Current
IE MLCC 05 The Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 Regulation 30 having been reviewed and amended click here to download Issue 06 01/03/2021 Current
MLCC 06 Escalator Combplate Defect Classification Criteria – Withdrawn – Replaced by EMW Withdrawn
MLCC 07 Identifying Safety Critical Components and Assessing Their Integrity Click here to download Issue 01.1 20/10/2017 Current
MLCC 08 Guidance on the thorough examination of electrically operated magnetic lifting devices Click here to download Issue 01.1 15/12/2016 Current
MLCC 09 Guidance on the thorough examination of electrically operated vacuum lifting devices Click here to download Issue 01.1 15/12/2016 Current
MLCC 10 Guidance on the thorough examination of fibre slings Click here to download Issue 03 12/05/2020 Current
MLCC 11 Guidance on the supplementary tests of in-service lifts – scope of review  – Included in LG 1 Issue 4 Obsolete
MLCC 12 Guidance on OTIS Gen 2 pulse Click here to download Issue 01.1 22/02/2021 Current
MLCC 13 Guidance on road/rail vehicle lifts Click here to download Issue 02 09/10/2020 Current
MLCC 14 Guidance on lift monitoring Click here to download Issue 01 XX/XX/2021 Being Created
MLCC 15 Guidance on Weld Repairs to Safety critical Components on Lifting & Work Equipment Click here to download Issue 01 15/10/2020 Current
MLCC 16 Guidance on Initial Thorough Examination Click here to download Issue 01 XX/XX/2021 Being Created
MLCC 17 Guidance on Wire Rope discard Criteria as detailed within BS ISO 4309-2017 Click here to download Issue 01 04/10/2021 Current

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