pallet racks in storage areaPallet racking is a necessary component of any warehouse as it is the most cost-effective method of optimising storage space. It’s capable of carrying various items and equipment for long periods of time. However, pallet racks carry risks and hazards if they’re not managed properly. Misaligned racking, loose floor fixings and overloaded racks can result in accidents and property and goods damage.

Most regions of New Zealand are prone to earthquakes, making it crucial to design and maintain shelving/racking systems that can withstand seismic activity.

To avoid accidents and ensure your pallet racking systems are up to legal standards, follow these simple yet effective safety tips.

Don’t overload your racking

While pallet racking can help you stack heavy equipment and inventory, utili