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Industrial Equipment Inspection Guide

Equipment safety checklist

The most common types of plant, machinery and equipment requiring inspection are listed here. If you are looking for something which isn’t listed or need more information, ISI’s Engineering Office can always provide up to date advice on all trpyes of equipment requiring inspection.

How to use the ISI equipment finder

Scroll through the table, or use the search box on the right. Once you’ve found what you’re looking for, click the link to see more information about ISI’s inspection services.

Equipment TypeHow we can helpApplicable Legislation
Accumulator Vessels InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Air Compressors InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Air Conditioning System >25kw InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Air Receivers InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Autoclaves InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Bath-Hoist InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Builders Lifts InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Café Boiler InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Calorifiers InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Chain Blocks InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Chain Slings InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Coffee Machine InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Conveyors InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Cranes InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Dumbwaiter InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Escalators InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Excavators InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Extraction Plant InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Fixed Guards InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Fork Lift Truck InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Front End Loaders InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Fume Extraction Equipment InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Gantries InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Goods Lifts InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Guarding Systems InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Guards InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Guillotines InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Handling Equipment InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Hazardous Machines InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Heat Exchangers InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Hot Water Boilers InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
HSG236 Thorough Examination InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Hydraulic Jacks InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Hydraulic Press InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Hydraulic Presses InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Infra-red Guards InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Interlocking Guards InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Jacks InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
LEV InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Lifting Accessories InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Lifting Attachments InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Lifting Equipment InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Lifting Plant Machinery InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Lifting Tackle InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Load TestingTest & CertificationLOLER 1998
Loading Shovels InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Local Exhaust Ventilation Plant InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Lorry Loaders InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Metal Dust Extraction InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
MEWPS InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Mobile Access Platform InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Mobile Cranes InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Multi-Tubular Boiler InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
NDT TestingTest & CertificationVarious
Non-destructive Testing InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Order Picker Truck InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Overhead Cranes InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Pallet Truck InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Passenger Lifts InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Patient Hoists InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Photo-electric Guards InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Piller Jib InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Pipelines InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Pipework InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Plastic Injection Moulding Machines InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Power Presses InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Press Brakes InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Pressure Relief Valves InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Pressure Systems InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Pressure TestingTest & CertificationPSSR 2000
Pressure Vessels Inspection, Testing and CertificationPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Proof Load TestingTest & CertificationLOLER 1998
Recovery Equipment InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Refrigeration System >25kw InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Refuse Vehicles InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Rope Slings InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Scissor Lifts InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Service Lifts InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Shears InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Shot Blast Booths InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Shot Blast Cabinets InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Spectacle Lifts InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Spray Booth InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Stacker Truck InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Steam Boilers InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Storage Tanks InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Swing Jibs InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Tail Lifts InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Telehandlers InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Thorough Examination and Test of Dust Extraction SystemsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Toe Jacks InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Tower Cranes InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Transportable Gas Containers InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Trolley Jacks InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Vehicle Hoists InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Vehicle Lifting Table InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Vehicle Lifts InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Vehicle Ramps InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Vehicle Tables InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Water Tube Boiler InspectionsPSSR InspectionsPSSR 2000
Web Slings InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Wire Rope Slings InspectionsLOLER InspectionsLOLER 1998
Wood Dust Extraction InspectionsCOSHH InspectionsCOSHH 2002
Workshop Machines InspectionsPUWER InspectionsPUWER 1998
Written Schemes of ExaminationProduction of a WSEPSSR 2000

Important note: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate and up to date, please note that the chart is only a simple guide. We do not accept any responsibility for any omissions or errors.

Please visit our Frequency of Inspection page which provides a guide to how often various items of plant and equipment need to be inspected.

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