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Reducing the Risk of Warehouse Falls and Accidents

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 Safety in the workplace is extremely important, but falling items are not just a hazard – they can cost you time and money. However, with some planning it is possible to minimise the risks of goods falling in a warehouse, which will help make operations more efficient and cost-effective.

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Stacks of Safety

Goods are often stacked, stored on shelves or slotted away on high racks to make the most of available space, along with overhead conveyor racks. This is fine until something heavy topples from its moorings and is either destroyed or falls on someone and injures them. Goods can fall for all kinds of reasons, but the important thing is to plan ahead and make sure they are stacked safely.

Some pallet racks can be more than 30 feet tall and contain some heavy goods. Avoid accidents by ensuring that the pallet’s lateral spacing is correct. The …