All posts tagged RMI


Soil Classification And Its Importance To Safe Seismic Rack Design

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) A soil classification is assigned to a location based on the characteristics of the types of soils present, including the ability of the soil to withstand the weight of the structures built […]

How Seismic Design Categories And Site Coefficients Impact Safe Rack Design

By MHI Industry Group, Rack Manufacturers Institute Design decisions for racks to be used in facilities with a greater risk of seismic activity are based on a number of factors, including seismic design categories and site coefficients. Information about each […]


Load Handling And Elevated Work Platforms: How To Ensure Safe Access For Pallet Loading And Removal

by MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufacturing Institute) To replenish pallets of product picked by associates working in pick modules or on rack supported platforms, most facilities use forklifts to deliver the loads to a pallet drop zone at an […]


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, […]

Nine Things To Look At During A Rack System Inspection

By MHI Industry Group, RMI (Rack Manufactures Institute) Committing to regular, routine inspections of industrial steel storage racking is a key measure toward ensuring the safety and performance of a rack structure. To help rack owners and facility operators perform […]

RMI Rack Safety Episode 4: Relocating & Reconfiguring Rack

With agility becoming more and more key to a profitable supply chain, the needs of facilities are changing faster than ever before. Racking is incredibly versatile and can often be reconfigured and/or relocated to suit the needs of an evolving […]

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