Inspect racking regularly to make sure it is repaired and maintained properly and is safe. You should use three types of inspection:
Source: Health & Safety Executive 'Warehouse & Storage: Keeping it safe' (INDG412)
To ensure that a racking installation continues to be serviceable and safe, the storage equipment should be inspected on regular basis. The frequency of inspections depends on a variety of factors that are particular to the site concerned and should be determined by a nominated 'person responsible for rack safety' (PRRS) to suit the operating conditions of the warehouse.
This will take into account the warehouse, the equipment used and personnel involved, all of which could damage the structure. The inspection follows a hierarchical approach using several levels of inspection: