Before you use this tool, you may want to read the further analysis presented here.
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 to 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.
If you found this checklist helpful, we recommend integrating visual tools into your workplace to encourage your employees to increase their awareness of what might happen if these procedures are not followed. One of our most popular tools is our Stop the Safety Violation printable images.
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