The course covers an in-depth look at the need for rack safety inspections, how to conduct an assessment and what actions to take on completion. It references the SEMA codes of practice and industry standards and reviews current legislation. Recommended reference texts are also given on the course.

Main subjects covered include:


  • The need for rack inspections
  • Legislative requirements
  • Types of inspection Frequency – how often should you inspect racking?
  • Records to be kept


  • Who is responsible for what?
  • Requirements of different types of storage systems
  • Use of ancillary equipment
  • Particular end user responsibilities
  • Responsibilities of the original equipment supplier


  • Different levels of risk
  • How to manage the risk
  • What to look for during the inspection
  • Loading configurations
  • Action points and corrective measures

We aim to include information that is useful and relevant to the racking systems in use within your warehouse.

We will provide you a PDF racking inspection sheet which can be used for recording future internal racking inspections.