Who is this service for?
Manufacturers, installers, employers and operators of lifting equipment and other load-bearing structures
LOLER, PUWER, the Machinery Regulations, buyer specifications and equipment standards require that lifting equipment is proof load tested and certified before first use.
The proof load test is specific to each piece of equipment and will generally involve the application of a load in excess of the safe working load (SWL) and a thorough examination of the equipment and its operation.
Rossendale Group provides LEEA qualified competent test engineers who can examine, test and certify your lifting equipment and other load-bearing structures.
We offer proof load tests on:
Lifting tackle & machines
Overhead cranes & hoists
Overhead runway beams
Lifting beams, spreader beams & lifting frames
Why Rossendale Group?
Over 70 years of testing and inspection experience
Easily get started with our simple proof load test service
Contact us today to book a proof load test. We can arrange service from the same day to any date to suit your schedule.
Listen & Advice
We discuss your needs regarding test methods, Safe Working Load, design loads and proof loads to produce a test procedure. For site load tests we discuss site risks and access requirements and produce appropriate risk assessments and method statements.
Our qualified, competent test engineers carry out the equipment tests. Our testing equipment includes test machines and test weights, loadcells calibrated to national standards, rams with calibrated gauges for hydraulic applied loads, lifting equipment, slings and transport.
For every item tested, a Report of Thorough Examination and Test and/or Test Certificate and any necessary Defect Reports are issued immediately by email to your contact. All reports can be accessed in your RG Certification Portal.
Easily manage your records
- Access your LOLER compliant Reports, Defect Reports, UKCA and EU Declarations of Conformity and other documents and management tools.
- View, print and manage certificates.
- See and manage the examination status of items.
- Hold records to comply with LOLER.
- Access them free of charge from anywhere at any time.