Portable framing system

How to reduce or eliminate the workplace health and safety risks of using portable framing systems to store loaded pallets.

Last updated

Sep 2008

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 322.5 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

Workers can face death or serious injury when using unsafe portable framing systems to store loaded pallets. This document outlines what employers should know to prevent injuries. This includes:

  • the dangers of workplaces custom-making their own frames
  • how incorrect use and maintenance can cause a frame’s structure or base to collapse
  • manufacturer and employer responsibilities to make portable framing use safe

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