How the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations apply to health and social care
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This information sheet will help employers, the self-employed, employees and equipment providers in the health and social care understand the requirements of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER). It specifically addresses those parts of the Regulations which have proved difficult for those working in the health and social care sector, and provides detailed interpretation for equipment commonly in use.
In December 2012, this information sheet was revised to provide further clarity on the various types of stand/transfer aids.