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Answer These 4 Rack Specification Questions To Source Your Optimal ...

When planning for a new warehouse or distribution center, there are many factors to consider. Among them are the designated storage areas and different methodologies used to hold inventory. For operations looking to maximize the cube of their building, industrial ...
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Examine These 9 Components During A Rack Safety Inspection

To ensure the safety and reliability of an industrial steel storage rack system, it is essential to perform routine inspections. These inspections, frequently conducted by warehouse employees or supervisors, are a visual assessment of the rack’s condition. To minimize the ...
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Key Elements Of An Effective Warehouse Rack Safety Program

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), in 2021 workers in warehousing and transportation experienced the highest injury rate involving days away from work. To reduce those numbers and keep their employees safer on the job, many companies are continuously ...
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How To Pick Industrial Storage Rack Decking

Decking is often part of the package when it comes to specifying and purchasing industrial steel storage racks. Getting it right is essential. That’s why the Storage Rack Decking Group, a subset of MHI’s Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI), is available ...
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Revised ANSI MH26.2 Industrial Storage Rack Decking Standard Released

The Storage Rack Decking Group, a subset of MHI Industry Group the Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI), recently revised its American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard for storage rack decking. Storage rack decking rests on pallet rack beams to create a ...
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Rack Manufacturers Institute Unveils New Storage Racking And Decking Infographic

With members representing the industry’s leading suppliers of industrial steel storage racks and related structural systems, the Rack Manufacturers Institute is the leading authority on pallet rack and rack decking. Also known as RMI, the organization formed in 1958. Its ...
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Rack Manufacturers Institute Debuts New Logo To Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Founded in 1958, the Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) is an MHI Industry Group and the leading racking industry association. Currently comprised of 38 members who are the industry’s top suppliers of industrial steel storage racks and related structural systems, RMI ...
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RMI Scholarships Support The Future Of Rack Design, Use

Annually, the members of the Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI) sponsor academic scholarships as part of the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI). RMI’s scholarships support undergraduates who represent the future of rack design, engineering, and use. RMI offers these scholarships ...
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New Employee Training: Teaching The Basics Of Rack Inspection

To ensure the safety of personnel working in and around industrial steel storage rack, it is important to train new (and existing) employees on the basics of rack inspection. There are several areas that associates and forklift operators can assess ...
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Awareness Of The Importance Of Rack System Safety On The ...

Lurking amid the corners of the Internet are videos of catastrophic rack failures in warehouses and distribution centers. Simultaneously horrifying and mesmerizing, the worst rack-related accident footage captures chain reactions of collapse. Yet, by documenting such hazardous and costly accidents ...