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Racking Inspections

Why Do I Need a Racking Inspection?

Following the installation of Racking, Stakapal offer yearly racking inspections to all customers as part of the ongoing support services offered to you when purchasing from us.

Racking inspections are important for several reasons, especially in industrial warehouse and yard environments.

Rack Safety

The primary reason for racking inspections is to ensure the ongoing safety of workers and the integrity of your storage systems. Racking failures can potentially result in serious accidents, injuries, or even fatalities.

Yearly inspections help identify potential hazards, such as damaged or overloaded racks, misaligned components, or weakened structural elements, reducing the risk of accidents, and ensuring a safe working environment.

Rack Compliance

The HSE’s guidance and standards stipulate that regular inspections of
industrial racking systems. Compliance with these regulations is therefore essential in order to meet legal requirements and avoid any penalties.

By conducting racking inspections, businesses can demonstrate their commitment to safety and compliance with industry guidelines. Stakapal’s racking inspections are all carried out by a SEMA approved Rack Inspector (SARI) ensuring you receive expert advice whilst meeting the required legislation within the workplace.

racking inspections in warehouse
racking inspections taking place in warehouse

Preventive Maintenance of Racking

Racking inspections serve as a proactive approach to identify and addressing potential issues before they escalate. All Inspectors at Stakpal can identify signs of wear and tear, corrosion, or structural weaknesses that might compromise the integrity of the racking system over time.

Early detection allows for timely repairs or replacements to be made, preventing major failures that could lead to downtime, loss of inventory, or costly repairs.

Inventory Protection

Racking systems are designed to hold heavy loads and maximize storage capacity. Yearly inspections help to ensure that racks are correctly loaded, avoiding any overloading that could strain the structure and potentially lead to collapse.

By maintaining the integrity of the racking systems installed by Stakapal, annual inspections will protect the stored inventory from damage or loss.

Operations Efficiency

Well-maintained racking systems contribute to improved operational efficiency. 

Racking Inspections will ensure that racks are being used effectively and that any issues can be addressed to ensure businesses minimize any disruptions to their workflow.

Racking Inspections play a crucial role in maintaining a safe working environment, complying with HSE guidance, preventing accidents, protecting inventory, and maximizing overall operational efficiency. If you wish to ensure the longevity and reliability of your racking system whilst maintaining a safe working environment contact Stakapal today. All members of the team are SEMA-approved Racking Inspectors who meet the HSE’s requirements for a competent individual to perform annual Racking Inspections.. 

Please note, we only offer Racking Inspections for Racking that was originally manufactured and installed by Stakapal. 

Once the inspection is complete a written report will be issued by our SARI with all of our findings and their proposals for the future. There are 2 types of reports available to you depending on your needs.

 

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