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Racking Inspection Training

Our racking inspection training teaches participants to identify potential hazards and defects in warehouse racking systems, providing the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out regular racking inspections. The course covers key regulations, standards, and guidance documents, and includes practical exercises to reinforce learning.

Racking Inspection

This course enables you to comply with Health and Safety Legislation by training your staff to conduct internal warehouse racking inspection. It covers the roles and responsibilities of the Person Responsible for Racking Safety (PRRS).

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Course Summary

  • Legislation
  • Pallet types
  • Racking systems
  • Inspection and maintenance regime
  • Record keeping
  • Protection of racking systems
  • Theory and practical application

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    Who should take the training?

    Fork Truck drivers, Middle managers and Health and Safety advisor, and Senior managers and directors. Importantly, the course aims to equip individuals with skills and knowledge necessary for inspecting industrial racking systems. Individuals who handle, move, or maintain goods within such systems can benefit from this training.

    What is racking inspection training?

    Racking inspection training is a course that teaches people how to check the safety and condition of shelves and racks used in warehouses and stores to store things. It helps people to identify any problems or dangers and make sure that the stored goods are safe and secure. Furthermore, the course covers hazard identification, thorough inspections, and compliance with regulations.

    Why is inspection training important?

    The training is important because it helps ensure workplace safety and prevent damage to stored goods.

    What topics are covered in racking inspection training?

    Caring for Care training covers: 1. Legislation 2. Pallet types 3. Racking systems 4. Inspection and maintenance regime 5. Record keeping 6. Protection of racking systems 7. Theory and practical application

    What is Person Responsible for Racking Safety

    The Person Responsible for Racking Safety is the individual designated to oversee the safety and maintenance of industrial racking systems within a workplace or facility.

Racking Inspection Training

This Racking Inspection Training course provides an in-depth knowledge of key aspects related to rack safety, covering legislation, pallet types, racking systems, inspection and maintenance regimes, record-keeping, and protective measures. The course combines theoretical knowledge with practical application to equip participants with the skills needed to ensure the integrity and safety of warehouse racking systems.

This course enables you to comply with Health and Safety Legislation by training your staff to conduct internal warehouse racking inspections. It covers the roles and responsibilities of the Person Responsible for Racking Safety (PRRS).


  • Course Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Course Level: Level 2
  • Certificate: 3-years certificate
  • Max Delegates: 15
  • Practical: Yes


Racking Inspection Course Outline:

  1. Legislation:
    • Explore relevant legislation and standards governing rack safety.
    • Understand legal obligations and compliance requirements.
    • Discuss the consequences of non-compliance.
  2. Pallet Types:
    • Identify different pallet types commonly used in warehouse settings.
    • Understand how pallet characteristics impact rack design and safety.
    • Learn best practices for pallet handling and storage.
  3. Racking Systems:
    • Gain insight into various types of racking systems.
    • Understand the design principles and load-bearing capacities.
    • Explore the advantages and limitations of different racking configurations.
  4. Inspection and Maintenance Regime:
    • Develop skills in conducting systematic rack inspections.
    • Establish a routine maintenance regime for optimal rack performance.
    • Learn to identify and address common issues during inspections.
  5. Record Keeping:
    • Understand the importance of maintaining comprehensive inspection records.
    • Learn effective record-keeping practices to track inspection outcomes.
    • Discuss the role of records in demonstrating compliance during audits.
  6. Protection of Racking Systems:
    • Explore methods for safeguarding racking systems from damage.
    • Understand the significance of implementing protective measures.
    • Learn about safety accessories and their role in preventing damage.
  7. Theory and Practical Application:
    • Combine theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical application.
    • Engage in real-life scenarios to apply inspection and maintenance techniques.
    • Enhance your ability to identify potential risks and implement corrective measures.

Who Should Attend:

  • Warehouse Managers
  • Safety Officers
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Anyone involved in the operation and management of warehouse racking systems

Rack Inspection Training Benefits:

  • Enhanced Safety: Acquire the skills to identify and mitigate potential risks, fostering a safer working environment.
  • Compliance Assurance: Understand and adhere to relevant legislation, ensuring compliance with industry standards.
  • Optimised Rack Performance: Learn to conduct effective inspections and implement maintenance practices for optimal rack functionality.
  • Record-Keeping Proficiency: Develop skills in maintaining detailed inspection records, crucial for compliance verification during audits.


Rack Inspection Training Questions and Answers

is Racking Inspection?

Racking inspection involves evaluating and assessing the condition of industrial racking systems used for storing goods. Its purpose is to identify any damages, defects, or hazards that may endanger employee safety or harm stored goods. Usually, qualified professionals perform racking inspections while adhering to industry standards and regulations to guarantee the racking system’s safe operation.

Where is the training conducted?

We offer training in two formats: On-Site at your location and Classroom at our offices. With both options, our expert trainers deliver the training in-person, providing personalized instruction and hands-on learning for an effective training experience.

Is the training online, face-to-face, or blended?

Certainly! Our face-to-face training is delivered by expert trainers at your location or at our office, providing personalized instruction and hands-on learning for the most effective training experience. Using interactive teaching methods, our experienced professionals engage participants to make the learning enjoyable and effective.

Do you conduct individual or group training for this course?

Yes, we offer both group and individual training options for this course, allowing for flexible learning and tailored instruction to meet the unique needs of each participant.

Why Choose Caring for Care?

Caring for Care offers comprehensive racking inspection training that equips individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary for safe racking system operation and maintenance.

Choosing Caring for Care for racking inspection training enables individuals to benefit from a training program that is customizable to fit the unique needs of their workplace.

Importantly, the program also provides support to ensure racking safety and compliance with industry regulations.

As a result, they can help promote workplace safety, prevent damage to stored goods, and stay compliant with industry standards.

As I have told others... It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended