Standards and legislation
What are the applicable standards?
The most advanced state-of-art in racking inspections is gathered in the standard EN 15635 “Steel static storage systems. Application and maintenance of storage equipment”.
The norm EN 15635 establishes that storage equipments have to be inspected at least once every 12 months by a qualified and expert person.
Additionally, storage equipment as working equipment have also to comply with:
- Royal Decree 1215/1997.
- Prevention note NTP 852.
- Royal Decree RD 486/1997.
- Norm EN 58011 “Steel static storage systems. Clasification and definitions”.
- Norm EN 58013 “Steel static storage equipment. Requirements for the treatment of damaged elements”.