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Dominion Pallet, Inc
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Pallet Stacking Skills - Take a look at this guy's impressive pallet stacking skills! Forklift Safety In all seriousness though, improper pallet stacking can lead to accidents and proper forklift safety policies are imperative to preventing injuries. Beware of the following forklift hazards and be sure your employees are educated on safe fork lift operation practices.

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Prevent Mold on Pallets - The Hot, Humid Temperatures of Summer are Conducive to Mold This has been a very humid summer, just going outside for a moment is enough to allow you to feel the weight of the moisture in the air. During this time of year it is important to fight mold on wooden pallets, since some types of mold can deteriorate the structure of the pallet and others can contaminate pallets with toxins.  We do everything we can at our plant to deliver mold-free pallets, but one commo...

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Prevent Mold on Pallets - The Hot, Humid Temperatures of Summer are Conducive to Mold This has been a very humid summer, just going outside for a moment is enough to allow you to feel the weight of the moisture in the air. During this time of year it is important to fight mold on wooden pallets, since some types of mold can deteriorate the structure of the pallet and others can contaminate pallets with toxins.  We do everything we can at our plant to deliver mold-free pallets, but one commo...

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Pallet Safety Policies - Obviously we think that pallets are a revolutionary tool that allow for safe and effective transportation and storage of countless products all over the world. Unfortunately accidents involving pallets happen all too frequently and can cause serious injury and property damage. The good news is that most pallet accidents are preventable with proper training and the implementation of safety policies. Here's a quick guide to prevent injuries and ke... http://ow.ly/30gNkG

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Understanding ISPM-15 Regulations - The IPPC (International Plant Protection Convention) consists of over 100 countries working collectively to protect their native plants from the possible spread of diseases and pests. The IPPC issued the ISPM-15 requirement in 2002, which states that all wood shipping material, such as pallets and crates, must be heat treated or treated with methyl bromide before they can be approved for international shipping. The heat treated method... http://ow.ly/2Y5xch

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Finding the Pallet That’s Right For You - Pallets are an essential part of your product packaging and shipping process. Determining which pallet to use can have an enormous impact on your budget and efficiency. At Dominion Pallet, we can create custom wood pallets built specifically for your needs, however there are many pallet options, such as unnotched pallets, partial four-way entry pallets and four-way entry pallets.  Pallets are often referred to by their size or d... http://ow.ly/2XDPxY

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Proper Empty Pallet Storage - Empty pallets are bulky, heavy and take up a lot of room. It's tempting to store them however is easiest and saves space, we get it, but improper pallet storage is an accident waiting to happen. Taking the time to set company policies and train your staff on proper pallet storage can prevent accidents that could potentially injure employees and cause property damage. So what's the right and wrong way to store pallets? Beware of the Height N... http://ow.ly/2WqY6n

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Pallet Terminology Made Easy - Not sure what a chamfer is? Do you know what deflection means? You're not alone. It's easy to get lost in the pallet jargon, but here's a simple illustration that explains the terminology used to describe the most common kind of pallet, stringer style. So the next time someone asks about the bottom leader board or refers to the notch, you'll know just how to respond. http://ow.ly/2SvbRv

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Proper Pallet Storage - Pallets are a reliable, sustainable, environmentally and safe shipping platform, however improper loading on pallet racks can lead to product damage and dangerous accidents.Here are some tips on proper pallet and product loading and storage. http://ow.ly/2MPJ01

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Heat Treated Pallets or Chemically Treated Pallets? -   U.S. laws and regulations state that all pallets must be treated to prevent bugs and bacterial contamination before they can be shipped internationally. To comply with these regulations, pallets are treated in one of two ways, heat treated or chemically treated. Heat treated pallets are heated to a core temperature of 56 degrees Celsius for at least 30 minutes. Whereas chemically treated pallets are fumigated ... http://ow.ly/2KD2Jk
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