The Rack Group Ltd

Unquestionably the most effective and thorough way to reduce your racking repair bills on the market today.

Our Rack Aid management system was created in essence to counteract the potential of spiralling costs on racking repair, employing the key areas of the Rack Groups existing offering allowed us to create a management system which not only reduces racking damage immediately, but also is proven to do so year on year.

The Rack Aid system utilises the following 5 keys areas to significantly reduce your racking damage and in turn your costly repair/replacement costs.

Below you will find our three packages which give you conformity to the varying PUWER regulations.

Inspections

Planned Maintenance

Specialist Equipment

Racking Protection

Training

Rack Aid Packages

Bronze Package Silver Package Gold Package
Inspection X X X
Advice X X X
Maintenance X X
Bespoke Equipment X X
Protection X
Training X
Total Conformity X

PUWER Reg 6
Regulation 6 covers the general inspection requirements. The employer must ensure that, where the safety of work equipment depends on the installation conditions, it is inspected by a competent person to ensure that it has been installed correctly and is safe to operate:

  • After installation and before being put into service for the first time
  • After assembly at a new location

PUWER Reg 5
Regulation 5 requires the equipment to be maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order, and in good repair. Where any machinery has a maintenance log, that log is to keep such a log, but the guidance to the Regulations recommends that one be kept in respect of high risk equipment.

PUWER Reg 6
Regulation 6 covers the general inspection requirements. The employer must ensure that, where the safety of work equipment depends on the installation conditions, it is inspected by a competent person to ensure that it has been installed correctly and is safe to operate:

  • After installation and before being put into service for the first time
  •  After assembly at a new location

PUWER Reg  7, 8 & 9
Specific risks are dealt with by Regulation 7 , which restricts use of equipment likely to involve a specific risk to health and safety to those persons given the task of using it. Where maintenance or repairs have to be done, this work is restricted to those who have been specifically designated to do it, having received adequate training for the work.

User and supervisors of work equipment must have available to them adequate health and safety information and, where appropriate, specific written instructions pertaining to the use of the equipment (Regulation 8). User and supervisor training, including , including work methods, risk and precautions, are covered in Regulation 9. Some specific training which is referred to in the ACoP includes young persons, and operators of self-propelled work equipment and chainsaws.

PUWER Reg 5
Regulation 5 requires the equipment to be maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order, and in good repair. Where any machinery has a maintenance log, that log is to keep such a log, but the guidance to the Regulations recommends that one be kept in respect of high risk equipment.

PUWER Reg 6
Regulation 6 covers the general inspection requirements. The employer must ensure that, where the safety of work equipment depends on the installation conditions, it is inspected by a competent person to ensure that it has been installed correctly and is safe to operate:

  • After installation and before being put into service for the first time
  • After assembly at a new location

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