Storing goods and materials safely


All businesses must assess the risks of storing goods and materials and take steps to control them. This is particularly important for businesses such as:

  • warehouses
  • factories
  • shops
  • construction businesses

The right approach to storage can help you fulfil your health and safety duties, It can also help you prevent waste and save money. 

This guide helps you assess the risks of goods storage. It advises you on the safe storage of different goods and materials. This includes dangerous or hazardous materials. It includes a checklist for storing goods and materials safely