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Lead-Painted Cages Compliance Challenge Solved

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Steel Cage Safety Upgrades


June 2020


– Storage Solutions
– Supply Chain
– Compliance Solution
– Safety Management


– Defence


Painted, non-racking compatible cages failed to meet high compliance standards.

The Joint Logistics Unit (JLU) contacted Daywalk with a challenge around the use of lead-based paints on their current warehousing cages, which was not only a risk to workers’ health but was also attracting attention of national compliance teams as a high priority to address. The cages were also incompatible with Standard Australian pallet racking, posing a major safety risk of cages falling out of the racking when in storage


Zinc-plated, racking compatible cages for safety and peace of mind.

Daywalk was consulted to determine corrective actions that address the issues identified in the customers risk assessment. A safer, racking compatible pallet cage solution was developed with a zinc-plated finish, meeting all compliance standards. The project delivery was coordinated and managed nationally by Daywalk, with cages being delivered on time to customer specifications, to 8 locations across the country. Furthermore, the cages were assembled by disability services in line with Daywalk’s People First ethos, supporting Aussies living with disability.

metal cage wooden pallet

Forklift and racking friendly

Fold down and swing gate

Easy fitment, no bolting required

Stackable convenience

map of Australia outline

Much appreciate the updates and management of this project!

National Warehouse Manager

Global Logistics Company