Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting

The LEEA Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Lifting Equipment (COPSULE) is available to download free.

Watch our film explaining why the COPSULE is an essential guide to all involved in lifting.

You can find the PDF version of the LEEA COPSULE Edition 9.1 in the LEEA Document Library and it is free to download for everyone. An interactive version which is searchable will be available shortly.

LEEA Members will be able to download minor update versions as they become available. Simply login to the Members Area of our website and download from the LEEA Library.

LEEA strives to promote enhanced standards for the worldwide lifting industry. By making our Code of Practice freely available, we hope that more end users will be able to access it so that eventually best practice becomes normal practice.

LEEA's COPSULE is a Recommended Code of Practice, providing expert guidance on safe lifting practice. It offers -

  • Comprehensive guidance on safe lifting practice
  • Authoritative information written by impartial industry experts
  • Current, up to date industry practice
  • Globally applicable guidance


Need technical advice?

For technical advice on lifting equipment matters, email our Technical Services team. This service is free to members and we will reply within two working days.

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