Piggotts recommends you use our maintenance and inspection services to ensure safety is still in place, as well as getting the best out of your product. A varnished timber flag pole will last years longer than one that has not been varnished. The following services are offered by Piggotts on a pro-active and reactive basis:
Piggotts’ flagpole safety inspection is a fundamental service we offer. It is widely recommended you have a flag pole safety inspection every six months to fix any damage before it gets too substantial.
Flagpoles come under the LOLER 1998 regulations – the raising and lowering of materials. This regulation also covers associated wires and shackles, hooks, pole carrier and slings which are classed as lifting equipment and therefore need to be inspected on a six monthly basis.
Piggotts recommends that flagpoles are checked monthly due to weathering and to ensure safety is in place. Therefore we deliver the following inspections on a recurring basis, or as a reactive emergency service: