What is a Racking Inspection Checklist?
A racking inspection checklist is used by authorized warehouse inspectors to identify rack issues or any potential risks of a rack collapsing.This tool can be used to assess rack components, such as frames, beams, and braces, and determine the level of
risks through the traffic light system. Regular racking inspections can help prevent serious injuries and fatalities from rack collapses.
This video shows what can go horribly wrong when warehouse racks fail.
This article covers: (1) the “traffic light system”; (2) technology to streamline racking inspection processes; and (3) digital racking inspection checklist templates you can download and customize.
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Understanding the Traffic Light System
A racking inspection checklist details exactly which components of the racking system an inspector should be looking at—frames, beams, and braces. The traffic light system is used to measure the damage severity and indicate the risk level. Each color corresponds to a required action for record-keeping and monitoring.
What is iAuditor and how can I use it for Racking Inspections?
Rack inspectors can take advantage of mobile technology such as iAuditor to streamline racking inspections and reporting. iAuditor is the world’s #1 inspection software and can be used by rack inspectors to:
- ✔ Perform efficient racking inspections on a mobile device
- ✔ Gather photo evidence of damaged warehouse racks
- ✔ Create traffic light system-based actions with colleagues or superiors
- ✔ Automatically generate and share reports as you complete an inspection