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Servicing and Testing

Regular servicing and maintenance of any piece of equipment will ensure a long and reliable service life. This is no different for your specialist equipment.

The main legal reason for having your specialist products serviced is:-

Owner Responsibility

Owning specialist equipment, such as assisted baths, ceiling track hoists and patient hoists, brings with it a responsibility for you to ensure the equipment meets the standards set out by legislation and regulatory guidance that is in place to protect resident and carer safety. The regulations that cover servicing and testing of specialist care equipment is:

   - Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) more info
   - MHRA http://www.mhra.gov.uk/Aboutus/index.htm
   - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)... more info (PDF)

Assisticare provides a range of annual and periodic service and test options to suit your needs. For further information about how we can meet your service needs please contact on the office number.

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