Pallet Racking Safety Inspection

Chess Safety Inspections is an independent SEMA Authorised Rack Safety Inspector. We carry out detailed audits assessing the condition and safety of racking and shelving installations.

Our reports will provide you with clear and concise information on structural defects, damage to uprights and beams, any overloading and any corrective action required. Arming you with the information you need to make sure your racks are safe and comply with current legislation ___________________________________________________________________________________________

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Impact damage to uprights
Is the upright broken or bent?
Frame bracing both horizontal and diagonal.
Is any bracing bent or torn from the bolt fixings?
Are there any missing or loose bolts or nuts?
Floor fixing bolts
Have any of them been broken or sheared?
Base plates and levelling plates
Are any torn from position, are any bolts or levelling plates missing?
Is there any visible damage; are all the nuts and bolts still secure?
Column guards and upright guards
Are they still doing their job?
Is there any visible damage, are any bolts missing?

Correct location
Has the beam been knocked out accidentally?
Safety locks
Are any of them missing?
Impact damage
Broken welds
Damaged or incorrect pallets

Health and safety plays a major part in any business especially within warehouse and stores environments

Any damage which affects the section shape, replace the beam immediately
If the vertical beam deflection is more than span/200 then the beam is overloaded
When unloaded the beam should have a tolerance of span/1000

Golden rule for damage: Replace Not Repair

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Prevent accidents from pallets being accidentally dislodged and falling on to pedestrian walkways by simply fixing mesh safety screens to the rear of your racking
Quick and easy to install
Fulfils the requirements for fire security
Gives loading visibility
Vital for secure stacking and loading