Managed Contract Lifting

Factory Plant Projects supply fully managed and planned contract lift services across the UK. Our appointed persons will provide CAD lift plans, method statements and risk assessments to enable works to be carried out with full compliance and to the highest standards. Our experienced work force includes qualified appointed persons, lift supervisors, slinger banksman and MEWPS operators.

Contract Lifting Services in the West Midlands and Beyond

Why work with us?

  • Contract lifting on sensitive sites such as power stations and water treatment works

  • A high level of professionalism and experience in various industries

  • Compliant with current Health & Safety regulations and insurance covered

  • Engineers are fully trained and long-serving

  • Specialist Lifting Services, Managed Contract Lifting

  • Reliable, personal service 24/7


What are the Key Components of Managed Contracted Lifting services from Factory Plant?

Planning and Assessment: Before any lifting operation, a thorough assessment is conducted to understand the scope, potential risks, and requirements of the task. This involves evaluating factors such as load weight, dimensions, distance, ground conditions, and environmental factors.

Risk Management: Risk assessment is a crucial step in Managed Contract Lifting. Identifying potential hazards allows for the implementation of preventive measures and contingency plans. This could involve traffic management, clearance of personnel, and addressing potential obstacles.

Equipment Selection: Based on the assessment, the appropriate lifting equipment is chosen. This can range from cranes and forklifts to specialised hoists and rigging equipment. Equipment selection factors in load capacity, reach, stability, and maneuverability.

Certified Operators: Managed Contract Lifting involves skilled and certified operators who are experienced in the safe operation of lifting equipment. These professionals have a deep understanding of load dynamics, balance, and the correct use of equipment controls.

Coordination and Communication: Lifting operations often require coordination between multiple teams and stakeholders. Effective communication ensures that everyone is aware of their roles, responsibilities, and safety procedures during the operation.

Insurance and Compliance: Factory Plant Projects provide insurance coverage for both the equipment and the lifting operations. This safeguards against unexpected accidents or damages and ensures compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

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What are the Benefits of Managed Contracted Lifting services from Factory Plant?

Enhanced Safety: The primary focus of Managed Contract Lifting is safety. Expert planning, risk assessment, and the use of qualified operators significantly reduce the chances of accidents and injuries during lifting operations.

Efficiency: With a specialised team handling every aspect of the operation, efficiency is maximised. Reduced downtime and streamlined processes contribute to improved productivity.

Reduced Liability: Outsourcing the lifting operation to a managed service provider transfers a portion of the liability to the lifting company, mitigating potential legal and financial risks for the client.

Expertise: Factory Plant Projects are equipped with industry expertise and knowledge. Our experience enables us to make informed decisions, ensuring successful outcomes even in complex lifting scenarios.

Cost-Effective: While there is a cost associated with contracting a lifting service, it can often be more cost-effective in the long run. The avoidance of accidents, damages, and delays can lead to substantial savings.

The Comprehensive Guide to Contract Lifting Services in the UK

Understanding the Essentials of Contract Lifting Services

Contract lifting services in the UK are an indispensable solution for various industries requiring specialised handling and transportation of heavy loads. This comprehensive guide delves into the nuances of these services, underscoring their importance and utility in contemporary industry.

What Constitutes Contract Lifting Services?

Contract lifting services encompass a full-service approach where the entire operation – from planning, risk assessment, to the actual lifting and moving of loads – is managed by a professional team. This method is not just about providing the necessary equipment; it involves a holistic management of the task at hand, ensuring safety, efficiency, and compliance with all regulatory standards.

Why opt for Contract Lifting Services?

Expertise and Specialisation: Contract lifting providers bring a wealth of experience and specialised knowledge, ensuring that complex lifting tasks are executed flawlessly.

Risk Mitigation: With comprehensive planning and risk assessment, contract lifting minimises the potential for accidents and operational hiccups.

Regulatory Compliance: These services ensure that all operations are in line with the latest health and safety regulations, providing peace of mind for businesses.

Cost-Effectiveness: By outsourcing lifting tasks, companies can avoid the significant investment in equipment and training, resulting in cost savings in the long term.

Applications of Contract Lifting Services in Various Sectors

Contract lifting services are pivotal across numerous sectors, including construction, manufacturing, and utilities. They are particularly crucial in projects where precision and safety are paramount, such as in the erection of large structures, installation of heavy machinery, or maintenance of critical infrastructure.

Choosing the Right Contract Lifting Service Provider

Selecting the appropriate provider is crucial. Factors to consider include the provider's experience, range of equipment, adherence to safety standards, and track record in managing complex lifting operations. It's also essential to review their insurance and liability policies to ensure comprehensive coverage.


Contract lifting services are more than just a rental agreement for heavy machinery; they represent a partnership for success in any project requiring lifting and handling of heavy loads. By choosing the right provider, businesses can ensure that their operations are carried out safely, efficiently, and in full compliance with all regulatory requirements.