T: 01932 245161
E: info@lorrycrane.co.uk

T: 01932 245161
E: info@lorrycrane.co.uk

Hydraulic Crane Repairs in Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Essex and the South of England
Lorry Loader Crane Repairs and Servicing

When it comes to lifting heavy loads at work, safety is a paramount priority. While regulations and legislation may not hold much popularity, they make working environments far safer – and that’s always a good thing. Lorry loader cranes present clear hazards to personal safety, so you must follow industry guidelines to ensure yours remain safe to use. By following the recommended frequency for services and inspections, and all subsequent hydraulic crane repairs, you give yourself and your employees complete peace of mind.

Based in Walton-on-Thames, South East Cranes Ltd performs lorry loader crane repairs and servicing across the South of England. We have the resources and manpower to cover your needs in any of the following areas:

• Bedfordshire
• Berkshire
• Buckinghamshire
• Cambridgeshire
• Essex

• Hampshire
• Kent
• Oxfordshire
• Surrey
• Sussex

The differing aspects of hydraulic crane repairs, servicing and maintenance all fall under the Health and Safety at Work Act. There is also some crossover with LOLER testing, although you should note, this particular test is different from a crane service.

Below, we have outlined what you need to know to keep your lorry loader cranes in a safe and optimal condition.

Lorry Loader Crane Repairs and Servicing | What You Need to Know

If your business uses lorry loader cranes in a working environment, you must undertake the necessary maintenance to keep them safe. In turn, this safeguards you, your employees, your site visitors and the general public who pass your working site.

Failure to keep your equipment in a safe working order represents a breach of Health & Safety law.

You may see that LOLER doesn’t specify any crane service frequencies, but you shouldn’t mistake this for a lack of importance. This is only because each manufacturer determines their own frequencies depending on the nature of the model supplied.

As a general guide, we recommended minimum frequencies for lorry loader crane servicing to lift goods are:

• Cranes up to 8 years old – a minimum of once a year
• Cranes over 8 years old – a minimum of every 6 months

Needless to say, if our engineers uncover any issues during a service, we perform the necessary hydraulic crane repairs, when given the go-ahead. We stock a wide range of parts and spares for PM Cranes, HMF Cranes and many other brands, so you can rest assured we operate to the original manufacturer’s standards.

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During lorry loader crane repairs, we also clean or replace oil filters, grease your loader at all points, make any minor adjustments to the wearing slides and top-up hydraulic oil levels.

To ensure full compliance with HSE legislation, you must schedule a crane service as recommended by the manufacturer. In most cases, this will likely be an annual inspection.

For the utmost clarity, please check the service manual provided with your crane. This details the required intervals for you.

The Benefits of Our Crane Services and Repairs

When you choose South East Cranes Ltd for your routine servicing and repairs, you benefit from:

As a customer-focused company, we have a fleet of vehicles ready to provide mobile testing and lorry loader crane repairs at your site in the South of England.

Call 01932 245161 (choose option 3) to schedule hydraulic crane repairs or lorry loader crane servicing in Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Essex or anywhere else in the South of England.

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T: 01932 245161 (Option 3)
E: info@lorrycrane.co.uk

Dometo House
Molesey Road
Walton on Thames
KT12 3PW