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Ensure your Pallet Racking meets AS 4084-2012
Steelspan has a team of qualified Pallet Rack Inspectors to ensure your racking meets the requirements of Work Health and Safety and the Australian Standard 4084-2012. Our inspections ensure the structural integrity of your Pallet Racking, so you can minimise risk to employees and visitors — and avoid potential fines or litigation.
Our inspection service provides a detailed report indicating repairs required and documentation to assist with ongoing reporting and safety maintenance. We can assist with the installation of replacement racking.
The Australian Standard requires racking to be inspected on a "regular basis, at least once every 12 months".
AUSTRALIAN STANDARD AS4084-12
AS4084-12: Covers all static racking with the exception of drive in and drive through racking as well as cantilever and mobile racking. Section 9.2 Inspections.
Inspections need to be carried out every 12 months to:
Ensure the correct application and use of the equipment;
Ensure that safe working loads are adhered to;
Ensure that the racking installation has not been altered. A copy of the load application and configuration drawings should be retained for this purpose.
Examine the out of plumb of the racking;
Check for any dislocation and deformation of sections and connections for uprights and beams;
- Examine connectors for deformation or signs of cracking at the welds.
FAQs about our Pallet Racking Inspections
Why is pallet racking inspection important?
Pallet racking inspections are important to ensure the structural integrity of your racking system and to minimise risks to employees and visitors. It also helps your business comply with Work Health and Safety regulations and the Australian Standard 4084-2012.
What does Steelspan’s pallet racking inspection service involve?
Steelspan offers a team of qualified pallet rack inspectors who assess your racking system to ensure it meets the requirements of Work Health and Safety and the Australian Standard 4084-2012. The inspection includes a detailed report indicating any required repairs and documentation to assist with ongoing reporting and safety maintenance.
Can Steelspan assist with replacement installations?
Yes, Steelspan can assist with the installation of replacement racking. We provide solutions for any necessary replacements.
How often should pallet racking be inspected?
According to the Australian Standard 4084-2012, pallet racking should be inspected on a regular basis, with inspections conducted at least once every 12 months. This regular inspection helps ensure the correct application and use of the equipment, adherence to working load limits, and the identification of any alterations or potential issues.
What aspects are covered during the pallet racking inspection?
During the inspection, several aspects of the racking system are examined to ensure compliance and safety. These include:
- Checking for correct application and use of the equipment.
- Verifying adherence to working load limits.
- Assessing whether the racking installation has been altered.
- Examining the out-of-plumb (vertical alignment) of the racking.
- Inspecting for dislocation and deformation of sections and connections for uprights and beams.
- Evaluating connectors for deformation or signs of cracking at the welds.
Does Steelspan provide documentation for reporting and safety maintenance?
Yes, as part of our inspection service, we provide a detailed report indicating any necessary repairs and documentation to assist with ongoing reporting and safety maintenance. This documentation helps you keep track of the condition of your racking system and the actions taken to maintain its safety.
Where can I find the Safe Work NSW guidelines for pallet racking?
You can find the Safe Work NSW guidelines for pallet racking by clicking here.
Remember — it’s important to always consult with professionals to ensure compliance with specific regulations and standards. Professional inspectors can address any unique requirements or concerns regarding your pallet racking system in NSW.
When it comes to Pallet Racking Inspections in NSW, you need an expert eye to keep your workplace compliant. Steelspan are NSW’s choice for comprehensive inspections you can rely on.