Offering the best services in the following areas of our specialty

Training & QAQC

• LOLER Awareness • Risk Assessment • Lifting Planning • Manual Handling • Banksman Slingers • Pre Use Lifting Equipment Inspection • Pre Use Wire Rope Inspection

OCTG Solutions

• Visual Inspections • Thread Gauging • Wet and Dry Magnetic Particle Inspection • Dimensional Inspection

NDT Services

integrity evaluation at fabrication, while in-service or at decommissioning stage.

Lifting Equipment Supply

large stock of lifting equipment available from global locations

Lifting Equipment Inspection

All our engineers have been given specialised external and internal training and are continually assessed.

Drilling Equipment Inspection

• Equipment Verification • Loose lifting Gear Inspection • Mobile Crane Inspection and Testing • Offshore Crane Inspection and Load Test • Lorry Mounted Crane/HIAB Certification and Many more

Lifting Equipment Inspection | Global Lifting Services Nigeria Ltd


Global Lifting Services Nigeria Ltd a 100% Nigerian owned company was incorporated in May 2002 to provide international standard services in lifting equipment testing and certification as well as lifting equipment supplies.

Initially starting out as an offshoot of Global Lifting Services Limited, Aberdeen in the UK now, ‘First Integrated Solutions Ltd UK.’ Global Nigeria had a management team of over eighty years combined experience in the lifting equipment industry. The company fast became a household name within the oil & gas sector in Nigeria due to the technical & managerial support obtained from Aberdeen.

Currently, Global Lifting Services Nig. Ltd has diversified into provision of a wide range services to predominantly Exploration and production companies and their service companies in Nigeria, West Africa and beyond.

Our vision is to be the preferred service provider in West Africa.

Our mission statement is hinged on three (3) critical success factors which drive our business:

To provide world class & environmentally friendly lifting equipment inspection services and supplies to protect life, property and the environment.

To exceed our customer’s expectations in quality, delivery, and cost through continuous improvement and customer interaction.

We provide work environment where our employees can meet their potential and thrive in an atmosphere of excellence.



Accredited by the best to serve you the best accreditation the industry can provide.

ASNT | Global Lifting Services Ltd

LEEA - | Global Lifting Services Ltd

BritSafe British Safety Council | Global Lifting Services Ltd

DROPS | Global Lifting Services Ltd

IADC | Global Lifting Services Ltd

IMES International


Offering world-class LEEA trainings and certifications that are relevant in the industry both home and abroad.

The course is aimed at increasing the overhead crane operator’s knowledge, skill and proficiency level through classroom and hands-on training.

The course is aimed at increasing the operator’s knowledge, skill and proficiency level through classroom and hands-on training.

To have delegates understand the following:

  • Legislations, regulations and standards relating to the use of lifting equipment
  • Force Influence & Rating Methods
  • Estimation of loads
  • Different types of sling

The course is most suitable for personnel responsible for the management of lifting equipment, work equipment and lifting operations.

It outlines the major differences from the regulations LOLER and PUWER have replaced, as well as the employer and employee responsibilities.

  • Have candidates understand relevant lifting operations and standards related to Hydraulic Lorry Loader Cranes
  • Understand the different types of Hydraulic Lorry Loader Cranes
  • Identify Hydraulic Lorry Loader Crane components
  • Understand the principle of operating fixed position or remote controlled Hydraulic Lorry Loaders
  • To ensure that personnel responsible for rigging lofts are fully aware of the legislative requirements of lifting equipment.
  • The effective Management and use of lifting Equipment is key to the safe use.
  • Being able to manage your equipment and understanding how to inspect it for common faults will ensure the safety of everyone.
  • Be able to control equipment in and out.
  • Identify wire rope types
  • Understand wire rope manufacturing
  • Apply the statutory requirements for Inspection/examination of wire rope in service.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of wire rope terminology, constructions and characteristics.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of effects on rope performance, safe use & handling and applications.
  • Identify wire rope types
  • Recognize various socketing applications
  • Select the tools and equipment required for socketing
  • Carry out preparation successfully
  • Make suitable measurements
  • The Health & Safety at Work Act (HASAW) 1974.
  • Working at Height Regulations 2005.
  • Hazards of working at height.
  • How to plan work at height activities to reduce the risk of falls.
  • Elimination of hazards where practicable.