Inspection &
Load Testing

The team at Hoist Equipment Suppliers are fully qualified, experienced and insured to carry out inspection and load testing on all lifting equipment, height safety equipment and lifting appliances.

In accordance with the requirements of the Health and Safety Authority we will issue clients a GA1 form certificate in either soft copy PDF file or hard copy. Records of your relevant equipment item list will be kept on file on our Site Cert Software package whereby each and every client can access the platform with their unique username and password to view or down load individual certificates or full register listing. We notify clients weeks in advance of the upcoming 6 or 12 monthly inspection expiry date allowing time to keep all equipment compliant with law. (Colour Coding available on request).


Description of equipment
Period of which thorough examination must be carried out
Mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) 6 months
Crane, Davit cranes12 months
Man basket6 months
Lift or hoist 12 months
Teleporter / Digger 12 months
Items for support of lifting equipment 12 months
Tailboard lift 12 months
Forklift including accessories 12 months (6 if used to lift persons)
Telehandler including accessories 12 months (6 if used to lift persons)
Tower crane climbing rig 6 months
Suspended access equipment 6 months
Lifting accessories, concrete cones & suspended skips, Blockgrabs, nets chains, hooks, ropes, shackles, beams, spreaders, frames, swivels & slings 6 months

Repair &

Our team of service engineers can carry out repairs and re-certification of lifting equipment and lifting appliances either on-site or in-house in our workshop. We pride ourselves on quick response time and quality of workmanship. Our team is fully trained and have many years of industry experience.
If lifting equipment items fail initial inspection, we can offer replacement parts or if relevant we can repair and recertify equipment to bring it back in line in accordance with the requirements of the Health and Safety Authority 2007 Act.

We will issue clients with the correct and appropriate certification in both Soft copy PDF file or in Hard copy if preferred. We will keep a record of your relevant equipment item list and notify each client in advance of the expiry date and give clients the time to keep all there equipment compliant with Law.

Hire of Lifting & Material Handling Equipment

Hoist Equipment Suppliers offer a complete, specialist hire and supply service for lifting and materials handling. We offer a hire service to help keep overheads to a minimum for clients who do not wish to purchase a valuable or short-term use item.

Examples of products which are hired on a regular basis include manual and powered hoisting equipment, chain slings, test weights, shackles, height safety equipment, lifting and crane accessories, winching pulling and cable handling, ladders, materials handling equipment etc.

Safety Training

Hoist Equipment Suppliers has established itself as a leading training company with a reputation for providing professional training in lifting safety and height safety best practice courses including, MEWP, Overhead Crane Training and Mounted Crane Operation to a wide range of industry sectors.

All of our training courses are delivered by our industry experienced qualified instructors and all delegates will receive a certificate on successful course completion. Our courses are designed to include practical sessions where relevant. These are conducted using all the latest equipment in the market in as realistic working conditions as possible.

See below a selection of some of our training courses:

  • Working at Height Training
  • Safety Training
  • Confined Space Training
  • Rigging & Slinging Training
  • Gantry Crane Operator Training
  • Harness Safety
  • Slinger & Signaller Training


If you have an idea, we have the expertise to take you through every stage of the design process, right through to manufacturing. We can offer re-design of existing models, with our partners who have a fully equipped modern engineering workshop. All relevant staff are fully qualified and experienced in their field. In terms of the construction industry, we fabricate the following products, man cages, skips, block grabs, A-frame gantries, job boxes, forklift attachments, spreader beams etc…

Cert Bank

Hoist Equipment suppliers carry out 6 monthly and 12 monthly inspections on Lifting equipment, Height safety equipment and Lifting appliances and Plant.
With our existing and potentially new clients a big selling point is our Cert bank.
Basically once a customer inspection is carried out, our Engineer logs in all the equipment information onto our Software package SITECERT.
In turn, once everything is loaded up onto the platform, each customer will be given individual Usernames and passwords for access to log onto to the site and view/print or download there individual certificates or item register listings.
See sample item list and certificate attached.

Sample Certificate for Chain Inspection. PDF
Sample Item Register List. PDF

See link to Login to SITECERT.

Get in Touch

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