Compliance to Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)

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Dear Stirling Council,

Using your asset registers/lifting equipment registers, please can you provide the total number of lifting equipment assets the authority are/were responsible for under LOLER Regulations in Social Care and Education for the period of the last 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 21015)?

With regard, to the assets numbered for each year above, provide the number of statutory thorough examinations of lifting equipment conducted in those 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 21015), and how many were not conducted in the same period.

The %age of thorough examinations not carried out in the years above.

With the same assets and years provide the number of annual statutory maintenance procedures, under LOLER, that were conducted and number of those not conducted.

Yours faithfully,
ex Director
Griffin Safety Ltd

FOI, Stirling Council

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Fiona McCallum

Records & Information Governance Team
Stirling Council
01786 233988
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Dear FOI,
Please see my name below

Yours sincerely,

Stephen Roberts

FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Mr Roberts,

 

Your request for information has been logged and allocated reference
FOI/13241.

 

Thank you for your clarification. We will proceed with the following
request:

 

·         Using your asset registers/lifting equipment registers, please
can you provide the total number of lifting equipment assets the authority
are/were responsible for under LOLER Regulations in Social Care and 
Education for the period of the last 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and
21015)?

 

·         With regard, to the assets numbered  for each year above,
provide the number of statutory thorough examinations  of lifting
equipment conducted in those 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 21015), 
and how many were not conducted in the same period.

 

·         The %age  of thorough examinations not carried out in the years
above.

 

·         With the same assets and years provide the number of annual
statutory maintenance procedures, under LOLER, that were conducted and
number of those not conducted.

 

Your request will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), and if determined appropriate to do so during
the course of your request, also the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations, 2004 (EIRs).

 

Your request will be forwarded to the service area(s) holding the
information. Please note, the service area(s) holding the information may
need further information from you to locate the information sought once
they have received the request, and you will be contacted again should
this be necessary.

 

Unless further clarification  is required your request will be answered
promptly, and within twenty working days of the date your request was
received – in this case no later than 18 Oct 19.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Craig Davidson

 

Records & Information

 

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FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Mr Roberts,

 

I refer to your request for information, logged by us as FOI/13241 and can
provide the following information in response to your request.

 

·         Using your asset registers/lifting equipment registers, please
can you provide the total number of lifting equipment assets the authority
are/were responsible for under LOLER Regulations in Social Care and 
Education for the period of the last 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and
21015)?

Unfortunately we only started to keep a list of all equipment in 2019 so
we are unable to provide information for the previous years, therefore I
can provide notice that we hold no information relating to your request in
terms of Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

Stats for 2019

Social Care = 220

Education = 73

 

·         With regard, to the assets numbered  for each year above,
provide the number of statutory thorough examinations  of lifting
equipment conducted in those 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 21015), 
and how many were not conducted in the same period.

Unfortunately we only started to keep a list of all equipment in 2019 so
we are unable to provide information for the previous years, therefore I
can provide notice that we hold no information relating to your request in
terms of Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

2019 – 293 examinations were conducted. No examinations were missed.

                          

·         The %age of thorough examinations not carried out in the years
above.

Unfortunately we only started to keep a list of all equipment in 2019 so
we are unable to provide information for the previous years, therefore I
can provide notice that we hold no information relating to your request in
terms of Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

2019 - 0%

 

·         With the same assets and years provide the number of annual
statutory maintenance procedures, under LOLER, that were conducted and
number of those not conducted.

Unfortunately we only started to keep a list of all equipment in 2019 so
we are unable to provide information for the previous years, therefore I
can provide notice that we hold no information relating to your request in
terms of Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

2019 – 293 maintenance procedures were conducted. No maintenance
procedures were missed.

 

 

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Records & Information Governance Team

Stirling Council

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From: FOI
Sent: 23 September 2019 10:15
To: E X Director <[FOI #602072 email]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Compliance to Lifting
Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) (FOI/13241)

 

Dear Mr Roberts,

 

Your request for information has been logged and allocated reference
FOI/13241.

 

Thank you for your clarification. We will proceed with the following
request:

 

·         Using your asset registers/lifting equipment registers, please
can you provide the total number of lifting equipment assets the authority
are/were responsible for under LOLER Regulations in Social Care and 
Education for the period of the last 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and
21015)?

 

·         With regard, to the assets numbered  for each year above,
provide the number of statutory thorough examinations  of lifting
equipment conducted in those 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 21015), 
and how many were not conducted in the same period.

 

·         The %age  of thorough examinations not carried out in the years
above.

 

·         With the same assets and years provide the number of annual
statutory maintenance procedures, under LOLER, that were conducted and
number of those not conducted.

 

Your request will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), and if determined appropriate to do so during
the course of your request, also the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations, 2004 (EIRs).

 

Your request will be forwarded to the service area(s) holding the
information. Please note, the service area(s) holding the information may
need further information from you to locate the information sought once
they have received the request, and you will be contacted again should
this be necessary.

 

Unless further clarification  is required your request will be answered
promptly, and within twenty working days of the date your request was
received – in this case no later than 18 Oct 19.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Craig Davidson

 

Records & Information

 

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