Pallet Rack Safety

  • Installing RackGuard Plastic Safety Netting Using Eye-bolts

    Storage racks are designed to have pallets rest on and across the RackGuard installed using eye-bolts, cables, and cable tiesrack beams.  Safety Netting is typically installed using some kind of offset to keep pallets from coming into contact with the netting when a pallet overlaps the storage rack beams.

    See how a southern Minnesota factory installed RackGuard Pallet Rack Safety Netting using off-the-shelf eye-bolts and cabling to create a safer warehouse environment. The steps and photos below illustrate a simple and successful off-set installation of safety netting that fits virtually any pallet rack system.  Continue reading

  • Rack Safety

    The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA) hosted speaker Paul Serafini at the MHI 2016 Spring Meetings. Serafini, an industrial health and safety professional with over 20 years of experience, offered the perspective of a supply chain and material handling professional who sees first-hand what motivates companies to invest or not invest in safety. He spoke to the challenges and opportunities safety equipment/protective guarding manufacturers face when trying to motivate reluctant users to understand the cost of negligence and non-compliance.
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  • Obstacles to Warehouse Safety

    The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA) hosted speaker Paul Serafini at the MHI 2016 Spring Meetings. Serafini, an Pallet Rack Safety Net 300x250industrial health and safety professional with over 20 years of experience, offered the perspective of a supply chain and material handling professional who sees first-hand what motivates companies to invest or not invest in safety. He spoke to the challenges and opportunities safety equipment/protective guarding manufacturers face when trying to motivate reluctant users to understand the cost of negligence and non-compliance. Continue reading

  • Protecting Your People ... And Your Wallet

    Protect Your People . . . MODEX SeminarProtecting your most important assets from costly injuries and damage should be a priority for warehouse and distribution facilities managers everywhere. But identifying those risks then finding the most suitable protection isn't as easy as it sounds.

    The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA) can help. That MHI-sponsored group of fixed guarding manufacturers has created a Protective Guarding Checklist to help facility managers identify common hazards and solutions where guarding is needed.

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  • New Year, New Safety

    Have you ever taken a look around your warehouse facility?  Specifically the areas where your employees work or the traffic areas they walk in?  Are the products that you store secure in your racks?  Are your fork truck drivers able to safely place and remove product without causing it to go off the back side of the racks?

    rackprodRackGuard Safety Netting from Industrial Netting can help you protect your people and your products by forming a durable, vertical wall to contain the boxes, pallets and other products stored in your racking systems.

    The integral joint structure of this mesh creates a barrier that will not sag or stretch; it will not unravel if a strand is cut.  It is an economical way for you to improve safety, prevent falls between back-to-back racks and protect traffic areas and workstations.

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  • MHEDA Journal features RackGuard

    MHEDA Journal article on safety nettingSecond Quarter, 2011 - Industrial Netting and it's RackGuard Pallet Rack Safety Netting was featured in the MHEDA Journal.

    Industrial Netting celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2011, a milestone that David Brentz, vice president of sales and marketing, attributes primarily to excellent customer service and a strong distribution channel.

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