A hirer who wants a lift to be undertaken but does not have the relevant expertise should ask WB Services to undertake a contract lift.

We will:

Carry out a site survey, write a Method Statement, Risk Assessment, Lifting Plan to ensure the lift is carefully planned, executed to the highest standard and the Safest way possible. To compliment our Contract Lift Service we can take care of liasing with Local Authorities to obtain Road Closure Permits, Meter Bay Suspensions and provide NRSWA Traffic Management Services all in house!

Carry out all work as per British Standard 7121 'Safe use of cranes and lorry loaders' and LOLER (Lifting Operation & Lifting Equipment Regulations).

Supply the Appointed Person, lift supervisors and slinger / signallers.

Supply suitable Hiab Vehicle under CPA Contract Lift Terms & Conditions.

Carry out a site survey, prepare a site specific Method Statement, Risk Assessment and Berthing Study to ensure the lift is properly planned and executed on the hire date. Please ensure you allow extra notice if a CPA Contract Lift Service is preferred to enable us to comfortably carry out the required work involved. CAD drawings can be produced if preferred or required please speak to us for more information.

Organise and control the lifting operation under CPA Contract Lift Insurance Cover.

Supply the:

Appointed Person – responsible for carrying out the site survey and planning the lifting operation. He will have overall responsibility of the lift and will prepare a Method Statement, Risk Assessment, Lifting Plan and hand this over to the Lift Supervisor to carry out the works on site. Any changes on site must first be authorised by the Appointed Person prior to commencement of works.

Lift Supervisor – responsible for the lifting operations on the day with overall authority under the Appointed Person. He will be in charge whilst the Lifting Operation takes place from start to finish.

Slinger/Signaller - responsible for directing the lorry loader and attaching the loads whilst not in control of the Lift Supervisor, Slinger’s are very useful where lifting is being performed blind ie on rooftops or rear of properties with the aid of Two Way Radios.

Please see below a chart that explains the different roles and responsibilities when undertaking a lifting operation

differences from normal hire to contract lift

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