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Work equipment thorough examination survey

thorough examinationsThe Health and Safety Executive is reviewing the requirements in health and safety legislation for the inspection or thorough examination of work plant and equipment contained in the following regulations* to understand how they support proportionate approaches to work equipment inspection:

The aim of the review is to learn about businesses’ experiences of these requirements, explore what proportionate compliance looks like and identify improvements that will enable businesses to ensure their inspection arrangements are proportionate to their circumstances.

If you have experiences, views or suggestions related to complying with these requirements HSE would like you to share them by completing the following survey.

If you would like to submit views in a different format you can do so by sending them to:

(*The requirement in COSHH for thorough examination of LEV is being considered by a separate review of COSHH, CLAW and DSEAR).

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