Pallet Racking Inspection Checklist

Pallet Racking Inspections North East

In the United Kingdom, the safety regulations for pallet racks are set by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (SEMA). These regulations cover the design, installation, and maintenance of pallet racking systems. Regular inspections of pallet racking systems are essential to ensure the safety and structural integrity of the … Read more

Pallet racking inspections: why are they important?

One of the most common questions we are asked by customers is “Does racking have to be inspected?” From a health and safety point of view the answer is always yes. It ensures your staff and goods are safeguarded as much as possible. Your storage systems are one of the most important parts of your … Read more

Are pallet racking inspections a legal requirement?

APR racking

  Understanding HSE Pallet Racking Inspection Requirements Although HSE guidance doesn’t explicitly state laws, it advises on best practices for the health and safety of all employers within the facility. Warehouse owners bear legal responsibility for the safety of individuals working or entering the space, albeit within reasonable bounds. Warehouse owners aren’t obligated to ensure … Read more

Why is it so important to inspect your warehouse racking

Safety Barriors for Dexion P90 racking

Ensuring your warehouse has a regular pallet racking inspection is paramount. The fact is that the warehouse was an accident waiting to happen. For such a tragedy to occur the fault can only lie with the company running the warehouse which had not installed the storage system correctly, or conducted any subsequent inspections. Had there … Read more

Is straightening pallet racking uprights safe?

close up image of pallet racking beams

The straightening of pallet racking uprights using a jig and a hydraulic ram and other similar methods has been deemed as unacceptable by SEMA the Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association in their recent technical bulletin. SEMA points out that once straightened using this method the warranty and original capabilities of the straighten upright have changed and … Read more