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  • Essentials of Conducting a Lifting Operations Risk Assessment

What is LOLER Risk Assessment?

This online LOLER Risk Assessment course provides trainees with an awareness of how the risk assessment process applies to lifting operations. It walks users through the common lifting operation hazards, steps to identifying them and methods to suitably control risks as necessary. This course is designed to help meet legal duties under Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), along with other relevant legislation.

About LOLER Risk Assessment Training

This online LOLER risk assessment course aims to provide a thorough understanding of how a lifting operations risk assessment should be conducted.

Why Is LOLER Risk Assessment Important?

Lifting operations frequently involving large, awkward and heavy items present a high risk of accidents.

Whilst these types of accidents are rare; the consequences are often serious or fatal. They can involve broken limbs, amputations and crushing, and permanent damage, effectively stopping workers from ever working again.

The health and safety at work act, requires everyone to do all that is reasonably practicable to prevent accidents and incidents at work. LOLER requires all lifting operations to be carried out safely. The consequences of failing to comply with these regulations are severe.

Who is the LOLER Risk Assessment Course Suitable For?

LOLER Risk Assessment training is suitable for those who are in charge of a workplace that involves lifting equipment and those who perform lifting operations as a part of their job.

Why Choose LOLER Risk Assessment Training?

  • Study any time & in bite-size sessions
  • Less costly than a classroom training method
  • Excellent trainee support
  • Reduces the risk of injuries and accidents at work
  • Supports compliance with relevant legislation
  • Enhances safety awareness culture within the organisation

What’s Included in the LOLER Risk Assessment Course?

  • Comprehensive yet concise explanation
  • Certificate on completion
  • Simple login & user access
  • The latest industry best practice

Delivery Method

Online / E-learning

Course Duration

35 Minutes

Learning Outcomes

  • Awareness of hazards involved in lifting operations
  • Awareness of suitable controls for lifting operation hazards
  • Awareness of how the risk assessment process is applied to lifting operations

Course Content

This online LOLER Risk Assessment training course comprises the following sections:

  • Hazards of lifting operations
  • Identify the hazards
  • Determine who may be harmed & how
  • Evaluate the risk
  • Risk controls
  • Record your findings
  • Review your assessment


At the end of the online approved LOLER Risk Assessment course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice
  • A score of 80% is required to pass the test.


The downloadable printable certificate is approved by IIRSM and will be issued instantly on course completion.

The LOLER Risk Assessment training certificate includes the trainee’s name, company name, course name, date of completion, expiry date and the name of the approval body.