Beam Maintenance

  Beams Are beams overloaded? Deflection indicates overloading of the racking. Where two beams connect at an upright, the beam connectors should be parallel. If racking is or has been overloaded, the beam connectors may be deformed (forming a ‘V’). The amount of permanent defor ...
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Beam Maintenance

3 Things You Should Know About Safe Work Method Statements

Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), they are often a necessary tender requirement and where works defined as ‘high risk construction work’ are involved SWMS are mandatory. There’s just one problem — understanding how safe work method statements work can be confusing.  But since ...
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3 Things You Should Know About Safe Work Method Statements

Inspecting Beams

The work health and safety legislation requires that plant and structures (including racking) are without risks to health and safety. To ensure this, racking should be inspected regularly to confirm its integrity. For guidance on inspections, refer to AS 4084: Steel storage rackin ...
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Inspecting Beams

The Risk Of Warehouse Racking Collapse

Warehouses can be great places to work as long as they are safe. The use of forklifts, other heavy machinery and the misuse of racking systems can lead to a rack collapse. Even the most skilled forklift drivers occasionally bump into the racks which can damage their structural integrity. However, ...
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The Risk Of Warehouse Racking Collapse

Why use Independent Racking Inspections & Audits for your next Inspection

Australian owned safety inspection business - IRIA Independent Racking Inspections and Audits (IRIA) provides a tried and tested racking inspection service to clients ranging from small independent businesses to leading multi-site organisations, both within ...
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Why use Independent Racking Inspections & Audits for your next Inspection

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