Retail sector

Plant & Equipment Examples

Passenger lifts, goods lifts, platform lifts, coffee machines

Typical Settings

Shops, shopping centres, cafés, dock levellers, conveyors


Owners, landlords or other duty holders have a responsibility for all persons who use their facilities. For many businesses in this sector interactions with plant and equipment and customers / members of the public can result in unpredictable behaviours, therefore, it is critical that equipment is examined as required by relevant legislation to ensure the health and safety of all persons.

To ensure compliance with statutory obligation with the plant and equipment used in educational establishments CTS Safety can support and ensure that all examinations are carried out with the timeframes required. We can also provide guidance on what equipment needs to be examined and how often.

Examinations can be scheduled out of hours to ensure the minimum of disruption to each business.

Legislation Applicable to Equipment Use

Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR)