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5 Safety Tips When Buying Used Racks

Used racks are often an attractive choice for warehouse owners: compared to new racking, their costs can be much lower,... More

The Harsh Reality of Pallet Racking Durability

Most people view pallet racking as a plain and basic structural design. However, from an engineering point of view, racks... 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

10 Things Not to Do With Your Warehouse Racks

Most warehouses use pallet racks to store their goods and optimize the stacking of materials for safe and easy access. Yet,... More

Damotech Platform and App: Q&A with Pascal Lalonde, Software Architect

Pascal Lalonde is a Web Architect who leads the software development team at Damotech, a company dedicated to creating safer... More

How Much Rust Is Too Much?

The 4 different stages of rust on your warehouse pallet racks and how to prevent it Steel is a largely used material in many... More

Wire Mesh VS. Wood: The Best Option For Your Pallet Racks

This list of pros and cons will help you determine the best solution for your warehouse. It may be useful to use some... More

Safety Bars: Essential Fall Prevention Items For Your Pallet Racks

How to use safety bars to prevent accidents in your warehouse More

Your Pallet Racks Are Repaired, Now What?

Next steps after fixing your pallet racks: How to prevent damage and accidents Your storage systems play an important role... More

The 5 Most Common Warehouse Management Pitfalls

Warehouse Management: Avoiding These 5 Common Pitfalls Will Save You Time Warehouses vary in size, location, climate, and... More

Follow the Signs: A Guide to Safety Signs in the Warehouse

Safety signs exist for a reason, and displaying the right signs will help prevent errors in your day-to-day work life while... 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

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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