Pallet Rack Safety Tips
Pallet racks help your warehouse be organized and efficient. However, without regular pallet rack inspections and safety training, you could be putting your employees at risk. It’s important to be aware of proper rack safety. Here are a few of the highlights:
- Become familiar with how to inspect your pallet rack frames, beams, and other components to identify safety concerns.
- Pallet rack systems over 5′ 9″ require seismic calculations and permits for installation and usage.
- Frames must be securely anchored to the concrete floor.
- Employees should be regularly trained in rack safety, including how to safely operate forklifts and other equipment.
Before using a pallet rack system, take time to educate yourself and your employees on proper safety guidelines. Take a glance at the following Rack Safety Infographic for more safety tips.