Everyday wear and tear of warehouse operations can compromise the strength and structural integrity of your storage systems. This is why regular inspections are important, as they help to ensure a safe work environment for you and your staff. Regular inspections and repairs also help to extend the life span of systems. This ensures that they are capable of providing the highest levels of productivity and performance.

As a legal obligation and H&S requirement, it is imperative that storage facilities are compliant with relevant building codes. Not sure if your storage facility is compliant? Contact one of our friendly team members today and we can help.

  • Regular maintenance and inspections help to extend the life span of systems – saving you in the long term.
  • It is a legal obligation to ensure employees work in a safe environment and that workplaces are fully compliant with Health and Safety regulations.
  • Regulatory authorities recommend that racking inspections are conducted at least annually in accordance with AS/NZ 4084:2012

For your peace of mind.

We can help ensure your operations are safe.

Ring Novalok for a site visit & possible audit

1. Site Visit

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Removal | Repairs | Replacements

2. Report & Action Plan

Following the decision to proceed with an audit (which will be implemented on the back of a client’s acceptance of proposal) an auditor will make contact to implement this. The primary audit report helps facilitates a “blue print” call to action. The audit is an information gathering process. This will generally include the following;

Certificate of Health Issued

3. Remedial Work

Audit Certificate

H&S Requirements

4. Ongoing Maintenance

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. European standard EN 15635 Steel Static Storage Systems – Application and Maintenance of Storage Equipment provides instruction regarding the inspection of racking structures. Section Expert Inspections, states “A technically competent person shall carry out inspections at intervals no more than 12 months. A written report shall be submitted to the PRSES with observations and proposals for any action necessary.”

Yes you need to make visual inspections. EN15635 section Visual Inspections states that “the PRSES (Person responsible for storage equipment safety) shall ensure that inspections are made at weekly or other regular intervals based on a risk assessment. A formal written record shall be maintained.”

No. It is perfectly fine for your team to carry out your weekly visual inspections but we recommend that this is carried out by a competent person (3rd party). If you need some help training your team to do the visual inspections we can help. The annual inspections should be carried out by a technically competent person.

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