Pallet rack can be a great asset to your company, helping you make the most of your storage space and optimize the organization of your products. However, when rack is damaged or incorrectly loaded or installed, it can become dangerous. Periodic visual inspections will not only help you comply with safety regulations and work more safely, it will help you spot poor practices in your operation that might otherwise go unnoticed.
Even the best-built pallet rack can sustain damage. When racks are overloaded or are damaged, it can compromise a rack's capacity and put your system at risk. Let's face it, drivers are not likely to report collisions, so you may not know in a timely manner if a rack has been compromised.
It's well worth your time to schedule regular inspections. The sooner you know about a damaged upright, the sooner you can replace or repair it. Don't wait for an inspector to tell you. New uprights are relatively inexpensive; a rack collapse is not.
Even the best-built pallet rack can sustain damage. When racks are damaged, it can compromise a rack's capacity and put your system at risk. Download this whitepaper to learn: