Industrial Storage Racking

Course Description

Your storage racking system can influence productivity throughout the entire logistics chain. Steel storage racks are common equipment in industries such as distribution centres, warehouses, manufacturing plants, and the storage area of retail operations. This half-day workshop for managers, supervisors, inspection teams, and workers, identifies inherent hazards associated with storage racks and provides best practices for effective installation, maintenance and repair to prevent incidents, injuries, lost time and unforeseen expenses.


The knowledge and skills acquired in Industrial Racking is applicable to Managers, Operators and Warehouse Workers  within BC’s manufacturing industry. 


Comprehend new storage rack regulations (effective on January 1, 2018) and define the requirements for employers to ensure the safety of their workers around storage racks.

  1. Articulate the new regulation to ensure clear understanding of employer responsibility to ensure storage racks are designed, installed, used and maintained properly.
  2. Outline the safety requirements for steel storage racks in workplaces to ensure employers understand the hazards and controls associated with this common workplace equipment.
  • Standards and regulations
  • Roles and responsibilities,
  • General rack hazards
  • Training and qualified persons,
  • Inspection and maintenance
  • Actions plan

Workplace Inspections recommended

Onsite 1/2 day
Open Classroom 1/2  day

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Industrial Storage Racking

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Instructor-Led Training

If you would like to arrange onsite instructor-led Industrial Storage Racking training for your staff, please call us at 604.795.9595 or fill out the form below. One of our administrators will be glad to arrange an onsite instructor-led session for up to 15 people. Industrial Storage Racking

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