Health and Safety regulations are continually applying layer upon layer of responsibility and accountability to business owners and management to carry out self-assessment of the safety risks in their warehouse. We can help you in a straight forward, no nonsense way to successfully manage this increasingly burdensome task.
One safety aspect of warehouses that is commonly neglected is inspection of pallet racking.
Pallet Racking Safety Inspections
Rackspecs approach to Pallet Racking Safety Inspections is in essence a common sense, reality based assessment of what is actually observed on site at the time of inspection taking full account of your operational demands.
Our experience of over 15 years guides us as to what is, and what is not assessed as actionable in your storage area taking in to account not purely the racking system itself, but the environment, systems of work, palletised loads, MHE operator behaviour and even the seasonal aspects that can effect levels of damage and associated dangers.
Most IMPORTANTLY of all we understand the demands that you require AND the ones you do not.
Your Safety Inspections Report
The end result is an easy to follow, actionable inspection report that is tailored to YOUR warehouse, based on YOUR undertakings and aims to secure YOUR safety and operational priorities.
All our inspectors are NEBOSH qualified, time served ex-racking installers who are experienced in your day to day needs and understand what is required when it comes to hassle free solutions of your storage equipment.
Racking Inspection Guidelines
The SEMA (Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association) Guidelines to the conduct of pallet racking inspections are taken in to account during our inspections but not at the expense of common sense risk assessment and the day to day hands on experience we have gathered during the 15 years since we began installing racking.
We take our guiding principles from:
- The Health & Safety at Work Act etc. 1974
- The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 – primarily the use of Risk Assessment principles subjectively assessing the hazards and risks based on observations made on site with the clients business needs as part of such assessments, i.e. “so far as is reasonably practicable”.
- The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
- The Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992