Effective workplace inspections are one of the most important incident prevention tools in your health and safety management program. Employers must ensure that regular inspections are made of all buildings, structures, grounds, excavations, tools, equipment, machinery and work methods, and practices. Using properly trained inspectors in a systematic inspection program will reduce incidents and property damage. An effective safety inspection program will improve worker communication, company morale and reduce incidents and time loss.
Storage racking systems influence productivity throughout the total logistics chain. Steel storage racks are common workplace equipment in many different industries such as; distribution centers, warehouses, manufacturing plants, and the storage area of retail operations. There are inherent hazards associated with the racks, whose use is to store large quantities of materials and other items. If rack installation, maintenance and repair is not managed properly, there is a risk of catastrophic failure that can result in both serious injuries and fatalities.