All posts tagged Racks

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The Basics Of Safe Guardrails For Elevated Work Platforms

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) To maximize the overhead space in their facilities, many operations utilize elevated work platforms, pick modules, or rack supported platforms upon which workers access stored items. Because they’re working above ground level, […]

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Will Your Rack Design Require A Seismic Force Review?

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) It’s a common misconception that seismically designed rack is only found west of the continental divide. In fact, earthquake activity has been documented in multiple regions throughout the U.S., including the Midwest […]

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Why It’s Safest To Work With A Qualified Rack Engineer

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) Throughout RMI’s two published guidelines—Considerations for the Planning and Use of Industrial Steel Storage Racks and Guideline for the Assessment and Repair or Replacement of Damaged Rack—repeated references are made about the […]

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Three Ways To Protect Rack Column Anchors From Forklift Damage

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) As a safeguard against the industrial steel storage rack falling down, anchor bolts are used to secure column base plates to the facility floor. Critical to the structural integrity of the rack, […]

Protect Racks From Forklift Impacts With Variety Of Accessories

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) Storage racks designed to RMI’s ANSI MH16.1-2012: Specification for the Design, Testing and Utilization of Industrial Steel Storage Racks provide excellent load-carrying properties, and will last for many years—or even decades—when properly […]

Safe Spacing Matters: Pallet Load Clearance Recommendations For Storage Rack

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) To minimize the risk of a pallet load and/or handling equipment colliding with a rack column or another load—creating an unsafe situation—storage rack design engineers incorporate a space allowance around the widest […]

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