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Weekly Safety Meeting – Loading Dock Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Loading Dock Safety

From 2004 to 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated 209 loading dock injuries. Nearly half were fatalities. Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. In most companies, they are the primary location of movement of product in and...

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. Loading Dock Hazards: The loading dock area must be inspected regularly to identify potential hazards that may include: Slips, trips, and falls caused by floor conditions, poor housekeeping, or dock edge; Forklifts overturning; Pedestrian...

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Loading Dock Safety

Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. In most companies, this is the primary location of movement of product in and out of a facility. Loading Dock Hazards: Slips, trips and falls caused by floor conditions, poor housekeeping, or dock edge;...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Loading Dock Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Loading Dock Safety

From 2014 to 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated 209 loading dock injuries. Nearly half were fatalities. Loading docks are a hub of activity in manufacturing plants, warehouses, industrial buildings, and distribution centers. In most companies, this is the primary location of movement of product in and...