Lifting Equipment On-Site Testing Services

If you’re using lifting or height safety equipment regular checks are essential.

Department of Labour recommends that you have your lifting equipment inspected by a competent person every 12 months and your height safety every 6 months. An important part of this process is maintaining an up to date equipment register.

Handling Equipment Canterbury can look after this process for you!

Upon inspection of equipment, you will be able to:

– Log in and view your Equipment Register from any computer at any time with the ability to print this as and when needed.
– View and/or download your inspection certificates.

We have extensive product knowledge and multiple years of hands on testing experience.

Free Online Equipment Register

Software advantages: when any new equipment is purchased or replaced, the register is updated immediately, meaning that you always have an accurate register at any time. There is no charge for software access and you can have as many users as you wish.

We ensure your equipment is safe and sound providing a complete range of testing services for all types of lifting, rigging and height safety gear.

Lifting & Rigging Equipment

Our main testing equipment includes a 30 tonne test bed, allowing us to test an extensive range of gear, including but not limited to:

  • Chain slings
  • Chain blocks & lever hoists
  • Concrete lifting devices
  • Plate Clamps
  • Spreader bars and lifting beams
  • Lashing points
  • Shackles
  • Webbing Slings
  • Wire Rope Slings

Height Safety Equipment

Visual inspection of all height safety equipment, in accordance with the relevant standards and manufacturers inspection criteria, including but not limited to:

  • Harnesses
  • Fall Arrest Devices
  • Connectors
  • Lanyards & Slings

On-Site Testing

We offer a comprehensive on-site inspection service with a fully equipped mobile test and inspection unit. Our experiences technicians utilize proprietary software and mobile devices to provide instant accurate reporting and images of your equipment.

Off-Site Testing

Similar to our on-site testing, if it’s more convenient, we can test your equipment off site. We can collect all equipment for testing or alternatively you can send it to our store.

Core Inspection – Comprehensive Inspection & Equipment Register Software

Access your equipment register and inspection history online from any device, This removes the need to maintain your own registers as provides a body of evidence that all service and inspections have been actioned. The easy to navigate interface is up to date with all of your lifting and height safety purchases and inspections.

Plus, automated service and inspection alerts ensure nothing gets overlooked.


  • View your equipment from any online mobile or desktop device
  • Add multiple users for no fee
  • Access your equipment register either online or download as a hard copy
  • Assign your own references to your equipment, such as locations or staff names
  • Immediate access to inspection certificates
  • Alerts for upcoming inspection requirements


Heatset Printing

We offer branding to a range of garments from wet weather clothing, hard hats, work & polo shirts, height safety harnesses!!

We offer an affordable solution for complete branding of your company branding!



  • Workwear & Protection

    Custom Site Signage


Colour Coded Tagging to assist with Maintenance

We provide colour coded tags across all height safety and lifting equipment, Each 6 monthly expiring inspection period is assigned a colour, meaning that you can easily identified equipment due for inspection within a period and equipment which has passed it’s inspection requirement.

Does your equipment need servicing?

To discuss your service requirements call us on 03 349 0007 or contact us here.