Ga1 testing,
inspection & certification
Industry Experience
Our engineers thoroughly inspect your equipment to ensure safety
KMS inspect over 20,000 items per year, for over 1000 clients
Our inspectors are highly qualified and experienced
Trained by LEEA & Lloyds British Lifting to ensure quality inspections.
We manage large equipment lists
Equipment Management
CoreRfid keeps all your GA1 Certs in one place online
24/7 easily accessed certs
Nationwide inspections give you flexibility
Online auto notification 30 days before GA1 certs expire
Book your inspection online with KMS
We stock a huge range of high quality lifting equipment
We easily repair/replace your items through off-site repair
Our vans also stock chain components, small slings & shackles
We can repair some common chains whilst onsite
You can also quickly buy replacement items through our online shop

Online Cert Management: CoreRFID

With technology available today, no company that is serious about Health & Safety should be without a system which alows you to track, trace and manage your GA1 certificates online. CoreRfid ensures that all information is available online after the inspection and as the cert is generated automatically, no pdf certificates can be tampered with giving you peace of mind particularly for safety audits.

  • Our system allows you to keep all your Certs safely in one place online.
  • You will have 24/7 access to your certs
  • You can easily search for certs by categories such as serial number, plant number, etc.
  • Never lose/misplace a cert again or let your certs go out of date
  • You will receive e-mail notification 30 days before certs expire, never miss an inspection
  • Our system automatically creates a Plant/Asset register for you, ideal for both small and large companies.

KMS inspects a range of Equipment in line with Health & Safety Regulations across a wide range of Industries in Ireland.
Items which must be inspected are:

Plant Machinery

Excavators, Forklifts, Teleporters, Dumpers, Backhoe Loaders, Rollers, MEWP's and more

Lifting Equipment

Slings, Shackles, Chains, Wire Ropes, Lift Attachments, Winches, Harnesses/Lanyards, Precast lifting products, Chain Hoists, Lashing Equipment, Tie Down Chains and more


Truck Mounted Cranes, Lift Shaft Beams, Marine Equipment, Hooks, Ladders, Drilling Rigs, Height Safety Equipment & Fall Arrest Systems and many more

Lifting equipment Sales & Repairs:

  • KMS stocks a huge range of high quality Lifting equipment in both our Galway Store & Cork Depot
  • You can also buy online with our newly launched online shop offering huge discounts
  • Some of the items we stock include Slings, Tie Down Chains, Shackles, Chains custom made in may sizes & grades, Ratchet Straps and more
  • We pride ourselves on stocking only high-quality lifting equipment and quality brands

On-site Repairs/Supply

  • We can even repair/supply some common items on-site
  • We repair items such as hooks on chains, allowing you to avoid delay.
  • We supply items such as slings & shackles from our vans.
  • We also take items away for repair with the repaired items delivered back to you quickly
  • We can take orders from you onsite with replacement items shipped from our Galway Store or Cork Depot.

What our Clients say...

" We engage the services of KMS on a regular basis. From start to finish everything goes smoothly with as little interruption as possible. If an issue occurs, they are a phone call away and have it sorted in no time at all. There is always stock available for replacements. Their service is impeccable, the staff are a pleasure to deal with, and having our certs available online is a valuable asset. I would highly recommend KMS to work with, and we will as a company continue to work with them in the future. "
Brendan Reilly Director, Project Manager, Electric Skyline
" We have chosen KMS for over 10 years. They offer an efficient, reliable and professional service at highly competitive rates. The introduction of their new online Cert Portal has greatly improved both the ease and the speed of communication between our staff both on site and in our offices nationwide. Their staff prove courteous, co-operative and competent in all matters, making it a pleasure to do business with them. "
Ciara Garrett, Ward and Burke Construction
" We can always count on KMS to provide a realiable service. The engineers are thorough, and you can count on the examinations being done to the highest standard. The online cert system is a dream because its so easy to use and the certs are readily available - very handy that there is re-test auto reminders too!! "
Maggie Newell, Director Newell, Roofing Products
" NRS Group are very satisfied with the service provided by KMS, the immediate access to GA1 Certs for all Plant and Equipment online is invaluable. The testing services provided, and various products supplied and service given have all been excellent. "
Colm Roche, NRS Group
" We have been working with KMS since 2018 and have found that their service is always professional, they have an excellent response time and customer satisfaction is their number one priority with their engineers going out of their way to accomodate late changes on site. "
Cathriona Walsh, Michael Doyle Civil Engineering
" With the help of KMS we have made huge inroads into the visibility and certification of our assets across our network. The team at KMS have provided Grafton Merchanting ROI & Sam Hire with a fantastic service over the past few years, they have proven to be reliable and professional. "
Dennis Bray, Commercial Manager of Sam Hire