485. Keeping of information in regard to lifting equipment.

485.     Keeping of information in regard to lifting equipment.

Where, after 5 December 19981, an employer2 obtaining lifting equipment3 to which the relevant regulations4 apply5 receives an EC declaration of conformity6 relating to it, he must keep the declaration for so long as he operates the lifting equipment7.

The employer must ensure that the information contained in:

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    (1)     every report of a thorough examination made to him8 is kept available for inspection for the specified time9;

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    (2)     every record of an inspection made10