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Patient Hoist Examinations

What is a Patient Handling Equipment

A patient hoist is a crucial piece of equipment designed to assist in the safe lifting and transferring of patients with mobility challenges. These devices are commonly used in healthcare settings such as hospitals, care homes, and private residences, to ensure the well-being and comfort of patients during transfers.

Importance of Regular Examinations
Regular examinations of patient hoists are essential to ensure their safety and functionality. These checks are mandated by law under the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998, which require that lifting equipment used for lifting people must be thoroughly examined every six months.


Benefits of Regular Examinations

Safety - Ensures the safety of both patients and caregivers by identifying and addressing potential issues before they lead to accidents.

Compliance - Meets legal requirements, helping healthcare providers avoid penalties and ensure they are following best practices.

Longevity - Regular maintenance can extend the life of the hoist, ensuring it remains reliable and effective for longer.

Peace of Mind - Provides confidence that the equipment is safe to use, reducing stress and anxiety for both patients and staff.

How Safe Test Group Can Help

At Safe Test Group, we specialize in providing thorough and reliable patient hoist examinations. Our team of experienced technicians is trained to perform comprehensive checks, ensuring your equipment meets all safety standards and legal requirements. We offer flexible scheduling to minimize disruption to your operations and provide detailed reports on the condition of your equipment.

Contact Us

Ensure the safety and well-being of your patients and staff by partnering with Safe Test Group for your patient hoist examination needs. To schedule a patient hoist examination or learn more about our services, please contact us.

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