Health and Safety


It is usually an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) from the local council, or a Health and Safety Executive Inspector that demands that a company obtains an inspection of its cantilever racking by a ‘technically competent person’. Cantilever racking is a storage system usually utilised to store long and irregular or even awkward shaped products that […]

Official Racking Guide Lines & Inspectors         SEMA (the Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association) regularly publish technical information in the form of Codes of Practice and Guidelines for the manufacturing, installation and inspection of racking. Stakapal’s complete range is produced in accordance with the SEMA Quality Assessment Scheme which ensures independent checking of […]

A GUIDE AS TO WHAT YOU SHOULD DO IN THE EVENT OF SERIOUS INCIDENTS WITHIN YOUR WORKPLACE INCLUDING RACK COLLAPSE OR INCIDENTS WHEREUPON A REPORTABLE INJURY IS CAUSED. What is a Reportable Accident? A Reportable Accident is an accident that firstly involves the collapse of over 5000kgs of material. What is a Reportable Injury? In addition […]

Racking Health Checks You Should Carry Out In these tough and challenging economic times it is understandable that many companies have had to delay the purchase of any new storage equipment for their warehouse or yard. What is more concerning, however, is the fact that in many cases this also applies to the ongoing maintenance […]