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Posts Tagged ‘Racking inspections’

Have you checked your Pallet Racking for signs of corrosion?

No matter how thick the steel is in your Pallet Racking – it will still corrode if it is unprotected. Pallet Racks utilised in external yard environments or harsh conditions such as chill stores should be galvanised, paint will only protect against corrosion in the short term. Environmental Health Officers and Health & Safety Executive…

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Cantilever Racking Inspections : Why are they necessary?

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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…

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Do you know YOUR responsibilities?

Official Racking Guide Lines & Inspectors SEMA (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 all design procedures and methods.…

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When did you last check your Racking Load Labels?

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Your Environmental Health Officer will automatically check your Load Labels when visiting your site – an obvious fact but so often overlooked… IT IS YOUR LEGAL OBLIGATION TO ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE THE CORRECT LOAD DATA DISPLAYED ON YOUR RACKS The Health & Safety at work Act 1974 requires you to: 1) Provide safe systems…

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