Load testing services and inspection for theatre and stage lifting equipment
Load Testing of Lifting Equipment requires a proof of testing.
Proof load testing is designed to ensure that items of theatre lifting equipment can perform to the required standard in accordance with manufacturer’s guidance, by giving it a full load test. Proof load tests are often needed in addition to the statutory requirements, e.g. LOLER regulations.
When is Proof Load Testing Required?
- proof load test is required on installation of any lifting equipment before the item is brought into service.
There may be other times in the equipment’s life where a proof test is required, e.g.
- following a repair to equipment or alteration
- after a complete overhaul or refurbishment
- following an incident