Storage Rack Inspection Checklist

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PRIMARY SOURCE

Before you use this tool, you may want to read the further analysis presented here.

BENEFITS

Storage racks are commonly used to store materials in warehouses, distribution centres, retail stores and manufacturing plants. But if these racks are improperly installed or used, or become damaged in some way, they can endanger workers. That’s why you should regularly inspect storage racks for damage or problems that could make them unsafe.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

Use this checklist to inspect storage racks used in your workplace. Adapt it for the specific type of racks you use and the manufacturer’s requirements and specifications. Make sure to take appropriate steps to address any damage or issues you identify, such as sagging beams or cracked uprights.

OTHER RESOURCES:

Spot the Violation: Improper Hazardous Substance Storage Can Be Deadly