Mechanical Handling Equipment Inspections and Thorough Examinations (MHE)

These inspections focus on the operation and mechanics of mechanical handling and lifting equipment in warehouse and site settings. Covering both general audits and statutory thorough examinations.

Mechanical Handling Equipment Inspections

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), place duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over work equipment, whether owned by them or not. It is designed to control and prevent workers risk of injury and death from equipment they use during the course of their jobs.


Lifting equipment inspections fall under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and the Lifting Operation and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER), which are governed by HSE.

LOLER requires lifting equipment to be examined:

  • At least six months in the case of attachments or lifting people.
  • At least every 12 months in the case of other lifting equipment.
  • Avery time an exceptional circumstance arises that jeopardises safety.


Our warehouse inspection service covers a large variety of mechanical handling equipment and is designed to make warehouse safety your main priority, as well as save you the cost of non-compliance.

Our inspections cover the following types of equipment:

  • Fork lift - counterbalance, truck mounted, telehandler, reach, order picker.
  • Pallet trucks.
  • Mini digger.
  • 360° excavator/grab.
  • Mechanical loader - skid steer, loading shovel.
  • Tractor.
  • Mobile elevating work platform - scissor lift, cherry picker.

Why choose Logistics UK's Vehicle Inspection Service?

Fulfils your legal responsibility

A Logistics UK Inspection fulfils part of your responsibility under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

Manages risk to equipment

Manage and control the risks of damage to your equipment through improper use or poor maintenance.

Ensures staff safety

Ensure the safety of your staff with assurance that all your equipment is safe to use and maintained in a safe condition.

Enhanced brand reputation

Adopting our Vehicle Inspections will showcase your commitment to the highest standards of vehicle maintenance, and health and safety best practice.

Interested in this service?

Take a look at our brochure or get in touch

Have a read through our Vehicle Inspection Services brochure.

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