A thorough examination is a systematic and detailed examination of the lifting
equipment by a
to detect any defects that are, or might
The competent person will determine the scope of the thorough examination and
they may use a number of sources to help them do this, such as industry guidance.
HSE’s Contract Research Report
Thorough examination and inspection of
particular items of lifting equipment
(CRR429) may also be a useful reference tool
(see ‘Find out more’).