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The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (1998 No. 2307).

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These Regulations impose health and safety requirements with respect to lifting equipment, which is defined in regulation 2(1).

Save as regards the matters mentioned in paragraphs 4 and 5(b) the Regulations give effect as respects Great Britain to Article 4a in respect of lifting equipment, to point 3.2 of Annex I, and to the final paragraph of point 3.2.5 of Annex II, to Council Directive 89/655/EEC (OJ No. L393, 30.12.89, p.13) on the minimum health and safety requirements for the use of work equipment by workers at work as amended by Council Directive 95/63/EC (OJ No. L335, 30.12.95, p.28).

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