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LOLER (Lifting  Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations )is an International project currently in use within a number of countries, and Fitoconsult is the Italian partner of the project.

The project began in October 2011 with the aim to create new methods of inspection of equipment lifts (ropes, harnesses, carabiners ...), to prevent accidents and fatalities on the work site, in accordance with the laws for the European work at height (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 - LOLER).

- A large number of accidents occur due to damaged equipment, this could be avoided with a correct examination before use.
- The transfer within the Europe of uniformity skills will increase the value of European economy itself.
- It will create a  professional LOLER examiners in order to ensure that the standards of inspections are maintained.
  The project is funded by the European Union, DG Education and Culture Lifelong within the program Leonardo da Vinci.