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Warehouse Safety Regulations in Spain

Spanish law protects workers in the warehousing and material handling industries from unsafe conditions in their places of employment. Often, safety can be traced back to the presence or absence of crucial warehouse equipment.

The following safety and health regulations apply to every warehouses in Spain. A range of products from BHS Global, listed here below the relevant law, can help companies comply with Spanish safety and health rules.

Ley 31/1995, de 8 de noviembre, de Prevención de Riesgos Laborales
(Law 31/1995, of November 8, on Prevention of Occupational Risks)

Related Products: Lift Tables (LT, SMLT, MMLT, PMLT), Tilt Tables (TT, PMTT), Material Carts, Cylinder Transporters (CT), Cylinder Transporter Cages (CTC), Forklift Work Platform (FWP), Order Picking Carts (OPC), Conduit Carrier Cart (CC), Structural Barriers (SBR, SB, CB-NS)

Real Decreto 485/1997, 14 de abril, sobre disposiciones mínimas en materia de señalización de seguridad y salud en el trabajo
(Royal Decree 485/1997, of April 14, on minimum requirements for signaling safety and health at work)

Related Products: Signage & Posting (SP-1)

Real Decreto 486/1997, de 14 de abril, por el que se establecen las disposiciones mínimas de seguridad y salud en los lugares de trabajo
(Royal Decree 486/1997, of April 14, establishing minimum provisions for safety and health in the workplace)

Related Products: Lift Tables (LT, SMLT, MMLT, PMLT), Tilt Tables (TT, PMTT), Material Carts, Cylinder Transporters (CT), Cylinder Transporter Cages (CTC), Forklift Work Platform (FWP), Order Picking Carts (OPC), Conduit Carrier Cart (CC), Structural Barriers (SBR, SB, CB-NS), Dock Ramps (DR), Yard Ramps (YR), Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detector (CO-S-D), Fire Extinguisher & Cabinet (FE-20)

Real Decreto 487/1997, de 14 de abril, sobre disposiciones mínimas de seguridad y salud relativas a la manipulación manual de cargas que entrañe riesgos, en particular dorsolumbares, para los trabajadores
(Royal Decree 487/1997, of April 14, on minimum safety and health requirements for the manual handling of loads, particularly those that involve risk of back injury to workers)

Related Products: Lift Tables (LT, SMLT, MMLT, PMLT), Tilt Tables (TT, PMTT), Panel Carts (PC), Cylinder Transporters (CT), Cylinder Transporter Cages (CTC), Order Picking Carts (OPC), Conduit Carrier Cart (CC), Overhead Reel Lifter (ORL), Reel Handler Attachment (RHA)

Real Decreto 773/1997, 30 de mayo, sobre disposiciones mínimas de seguridad y salud relativas a la utilización por los trabajadores de equipos de protección individual
(Royal Decree 773/1997, of May 30, on minimum health and safety requirements for the use of personal protective equipment by workers)

Related Products: Personal Protective Kit (PK-1200)

Real Decreto 1215/1997, de 18 de julio por el que se establecen las disposiciones mínimas de seguridad y salud para la utilización por los trabajadores de los equipos de trabajo
(Royal Decree 1215/1997, of July 18, on minimum safety and health for use of work equipment)

Related Products: Lift Tables (LT, SMLT, MMLT, PMLT), Tilt Tables (TT, PMTT), Panel Carts (PC), Structural Barriers (SBR, SB, CB-NS)

Real Decreto Legislativo 5/2000, de 4 de agosto, por el que se aprueba el texto refundido de la Ley sobre Infracciones y Sanciones en el Orden Social
(Royal Legislative Decree 5/2000, of August 4, on the approval of the revised text of the law on offenses and sanctions in the social order)

Related Products: Lift Tables (LT, SMLT, MMLT, PMLT), Tilt Tables (TT, PMTT), Panel Carts (PC), Structural Barriers (SBR, SB, CB-NS)

Real Decreto 2267/2004, de 3 de diciembre, reglamento de seguridad contra incendios en los establecimientos industriales
(Royal Decree 2267/2004, of December 3, fire safety regulations in industrial establishments)

Related Products: Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detector (CO-S-D), Fire Extinguisher & Cabinet (FE-20), Battery Room Ventilation System (BVRS), Hydrogen Exhaust Fan Kit (HEF-KIT)
The items referenced above are intended to assist in meeting the regulations referenced therein. Government regulations applicable to the use of BHS’ products vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. This survey should not be considered an exhaustive list of applicable regulations in your area. It is the responsibility of the end user to verify and maintain full compliance with all applicable regulations. Please consult legal counsel to determine the regulations applicable to your facility.