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Minimum Distance Between Pallet Racking Systems & Building Structures

Are you looking for warehouse racking safety guidelines? Here's what you need to know about clearances in the warehouse. In... More

Let’s Set Something Straight…Your Pallet Racking Stability!

Do you know the difference between an out-of-plumb and out-of-straight rack upright? Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, the Tower... More

Pallet Racking Weight Capacity: Why Warehouse Operators Need LARCs

Load Application and Rack Configuration (LARC) drawings are documents required by OSHA, however many warehouse operators... More

Pallet Rack Height & Depth: A Ratio to Improve Rack Stability

With our minds turned to efficiency and cost considerations, the increasing density of warehouse storage space brings its... More

How To Identify & Assess Pallet Rack Damage

The concept of addressing rack damage seems simple: You spot a dented column or brace and you decide whether you would like... More

5 Tips on How to Inspect Racking Systems

We know it’s important to inspect racking systems to find damage. We know that the rack's load capacity should be respected... More

Legal Responsibilities Surrounding Damage to Pallet Racks in Canada

Did you know that in Canada, only an engineer who is a member of a professional order has the authority and insurance to... More

Improving Rack Safety Through Regular Inspections

Where there are forklifts, there is bound to be damaged warehouse racking. Lift trucks, pallet jacks, and other material... More

PSR - What You Should Know About Pre-Start Health and Safety Reviews

In Ontario (Canada), a PSR process is required by the Ontario Health and Safety Act, to identify any safety concerns with... More

How to Deal with Pallet Rack Deflection

Everything you need to know about pallet rack beam deflection Everything has its limit. Whether it is the speed limit on the... More

Pallet Rack Anchors: Small but Essential

ANSI/RMI standards require pallet rack anchors for all column bases in every storage rack system. Why are such small... More

Parking Your Pallet at the Drive-In

Proper drive-in and drive-thru operating sequence for safe operations and pallet rack organization. Learn more about... More

Top 10 Things to Know About Cantilevered Racking

If you’re wondering if cantilever pallet racking is suitable for your facility, here are a few different ways to use them... More

About the Damotech Rack Safety Blog

Our goal is to educate and inform those in the constantly evolving supply chain and manufacturing industry about the latest trends and best practices in warehouse safety. With a focus on topics such as rack inspection, load capacity, rack damage prevention, rack repair, and safety management, we aim to empower our readers to take ownership of their warehouses' most valuable asset: their racking systems.

Meticulously written and reviewed by our team of in-house engineers specialized in pallet racks, our blog articles provide warehouse owners, managers, health and safety managers, engineers, and workers with useful information related to their day-to-day activities. Among the topics covered in the blog are warehouse rack safety standards and guidelines (OSHA), the impact of seismic activity on racks, how to identify and assess pallet rack damage, general warehouse safety tips, main events in the supply chain industry, and many more.

We also offer free downloadable educational tools and how-to guides like checklists, posters, guides, webinars, and videos that can easily be used by any professional in the warehousing industry to improve safety in and around their racking systems. Browse through our extensive list of blog articles to stay up to date on the latest and best practices surrounding warehouse rack safety and subscribe to our blog newsletter to receive email alerts when new blog posts are published.

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