Inspection Frequency

The tables below show the frequency of inspection for Pressure Systems, Lifting Equipment, Local Exhaust Ventilation, Power Presses and Power Machinery. Check the inspection frequencies of your equipment below, if you can’t see what you need, get in touch with us by clicking here.¬†

Pressure Systems
Frequency (Months)
Compressed Air Pressure Plant
26
Hot Water Boiler (over 100 C)
14
Steam Boilers & Steam Ovens
14
Steam Pressure Vessels
14
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Plant
14
Other Pressure Systems
14
Lifting Equipment
Frequency (Months)
Building Hoists
6
Cranes and Lifting Machinery
12
Escalators
6
Excavators
12
Fork Lift Trucks
12
Lifts and Hoists
6
Lifting Accessories
6
Lorry Loader Cranes
12
Motor Vehicle Lifting Tables
6
Passenger Lifts
6
Local Exhaust Ventilation
Frequency (Months)
Dust Extraction (6 months for metal dust)
14
Fume / Vapour Extraction
14
Shot Blast Units (monthly in foundries)
6
Power Presses and Power Machinery
Frequency (Months)
Power Presses and Press Brakes
12 monthly where press has fixed guards only or enclosed tool
6
Paper Cutting Guillotines
6
Metal Cutting Guillotines
6
Plastic Injection Moulding Machines
6