Calibration and Service – Some myths de-bunked

When you think about your MOT bay equipment and measures you can take to ensure your equipment remains in good condition what is the first thing that comes to mind? We suspect you will say either calibration or servicing. They are both likely answers, but most garage owners still have trouble explaining the difference between …

The Routine Maintenance of Garage Equipment

Related: See our blog post on Thorough Examination The Health and Safety at Work Act requires that many items of garage and automotive equipment are subject to to the provisions of LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) and PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations). In light of these requirements regular routine maintenance …

What is a thorough examination of a vehicle lift?

A thorough examination is a systematic and detailed examination of the lifting equipment and all its associated equipment by a competent person. Its aim is to detect any defects which are, or might become, dangerous, and for the competent person to report them to the site owner and, if appropriate, the enforcing authority (the Health …