Statutory Inspections

One of the UK’s largest and foremost independent forklift inspection companies

What we do

Here at Statutory Inspections, we’ve proudly become one of the UK’s largest and foremost independent forklift inspection companies.
Our expertise lies in conducting Thorough Examinations for all types of forklifts, access platforms, lifting equipment, and related accessories. With a dedicated team of engineers, we meticulously carry out inspections in diverse workplace settings to meet the stringent health and safety requirements outlined by LOLER and PUWER regulations.

Ensuring customer satisfaction is our top priority. The vast majority of our clientele have remained loyal to our services for numerous years, even without formal contracts in place. Our expertise extends across various industries including manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, and construction. From forklifts, access platforms, and VNA’s to harnesses, ropes, and telehandlers, we meticulously inspect equipment to meet diverse industry needs. Our independence guarantees efficient and high-quality inspections conducted by our own team of fully trained and licensed engineers, providing you with peace of mind.

How it works

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Easily book, manage, and securely store your Thorough Examination inspection certificates through our custom-designed online portal.

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An engineer from our team will conduct a comprehensive inspection by LOLER and PUWER regulations to ensure the safety and compliance of your equipment.

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Following the completion of an inspection, a Thorough Examination report will be promptly issued. All docs, including the report, is available through our secure portal.

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No Contract

You're not bound by a long-term contract with us. We're here to support your business whenever you need us.

Why choose Statutory Inspections for your business

Thorough Examination

Thorough Examination

It is a statutory legal requirement to have a valid report of Thorough Examination. All lifting equipment needs to be inspected at least every 12 months, depending on the type and use, to ensure that the equipment is in safe working order. Regular LOLER and PUWER inspections can reduce equipment downtime, keeping operations running safely and efficiently.

Reports and Certificates

Reports and Certificates

Easily access all your reports, certificates, pictures, and service repair documents through our secure online portal. Use your unique username and password to search, filter, and download information on any internet-connected device at any time.

National Coverage

National Coverage

We know inspection dates can sneak up on you. You can book urgent last-minute appointments with our UK-wide engineers to keep your equipment running smoothly. Our expert team strategically placed across the country ensures first-rate service and minimal downtime.


Easy Access

Thorough Examination Management Services Ltd (TEMS) is more than just an inspection management system; it’s your dedicated online portal. With TEMS, you can conveniently access all your inspection documentation, health and safety certificates, and detailed images of the vehicle examinations. Manage your entire fleet effortlessly, with no upfront cost*, subscription, or contract required.
*Some exclusions apply where large-scale set-up is required

Support from our team

Our dedicated team of engineers, along with our technical experts, is readily available to assist you with any queries you may have regarding your inspections. Whether you need clarification on the regulations of LOLER or simply want to know when your next forklift inspection is scheduled, we have compiled a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to provide guidance. If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us for further assistance.

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What our clients say

"I really want to highlight the outstanding service your engineer Mark Reynolds delivered during his recent visit. Working with him has been such a joy. He went out of his way to be helpful and accommodating, and his kindness towards all our staff members didn't go unnoticed."

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What our clients say

"I just wanted to say how well our recent inspection went. Your Engineer, Tony knew exactly where each forklift truck is located and just got on with it without any issues at all. Please pass on our appreciation for his brilliantly professional manner and thorough inspection. "


High Standards

Our unwavering commitment is to deliver a first-class service that offers excellent value for money. By investing in a team of highly skilled and experienced engineers, we ensure that inspections are completed with professionalism and efficiency. This approach is designed to minimise any disruption and downtime to your operations, allowing for seamless business continuity.

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ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised Quality Management System (QMS) standard. Defining commitment to creating services in accordance with pre-defined standards.

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The UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA) is a non-profit organisation representing all sectors of the UK material handling industry, committed to enhancing standards and providing audit, advisory, and training services

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SafeContractor is the UK's leading Health and Safety Accreditation, supporting you by helping to demonstrate a commitment to sustainable and ethical practices.

Thorough Examinations

Thorough Examinations

A Thorough Examination is a mandatory inspection to ensure the safety of lift trucks by checking their mechanical parts, similar to a car MOT. Go digital, go green and protect the trees.

Frequently Asked Questions

How often should forklifts be inspected?
According to LOLER and PUWER regulations, forklifts should be inspected at least once every 12 months.
Are your engineers fully trained and licensed?
Yes, our team of engineers is highly trained and licensed to conduct thorough examinations of all types of equipment.
Can you provide inspections for all types of lifting equipment?
Yes, we specialise in conducting Thorough Examinations for all types of forklifts, access platforms, and lifting equipment.
How long does an inspection typically take?
The duration of an inspection depends on the type and size of equipment being inspected, but our team works efficiently to minimise any disruption to your operations.
Can you offer a trade service to our customers?
Absolutely, we can provide a trade service that caters to your requirements, covering bookings, emails, and inspections. Feel free to contact for further details with no obligations or contracts.
How do I get my reports?
You can receive your inspection reports within 24-48 hours through our secure online portal. Accessible for 3 years, you can download duplicates for free and search using fleet or serial numbers for easy access to your reports for auditing purposes.