Yes, there are legal obligations on every employer to ensure their employees work in a safe environment, in a safe manner using safe work equipment. Under the following guidelines all business which have Pallet Racking, Cantilever Racking, Shelving and Mezzanine Floors must ensure a minimum annual ‘Expert Inspections’ is carried out to comply with current legislations.
- Health and Safety at Work Act (1974).
- The Workplace, Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations 1992.
- The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).
- The HSE Warehouse and Storage Safety Guide HSG76 (second edition).
- EN15635 Steel Static Storage Systems – Application & Maintenance of Storage Equipment.
- Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
- SEMA Guide to the conduct of pallet racking and shelving surveys
- SEMA/FEM 10.2.16 The Design and Use of Rack Protection for Adjustable Pallet Racking
*364 fines issued to businesses in 2018/19
*£54.5 million fines to businesses in 2018/19
*11,040 notices issued to businesses in 2018/19
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At Teepee all our approved inspectors are fully insured and trained in accordance with SEMA standards, enabling annual expert inspections to be carried out every 12 months to meet HSE requirements.
Accompanied with all detailed reports will be a 12- month completion certificate, furthermore Teepee will contact you 3 – months prior to your next inspection with a no obligation reminder quotation.
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Teepee will provide free support to your PRRS representative for 12 – months. We also offer further discounts on additional site inspections throughout the year (if required), plus multi – site inspections.
As an approved SEMA accredited supplier, we can provide a no obligation quotation to undertake any repair work and maintain manufacturers warranties. Our fully insured repair service only uses genuine components and qualified SEIRS installers.
*Source: HSE Health and Safety statistics 2017/18