Loading Dock Safety Checklist

The loading dock is a busy area and needs regular inspection to remain safe. This checklist walks you through some of the major safety hazards on the dock, including:

  • Process equipment
  • Area organization and 5S
  • Emergency equipment
  • Trailer doors, locks, and plates

It’s important to go through each of these areas on a regular basis. With all the moving parts and people on the loading dock, it can be easy to overlook major hazards.

You’ll be surprised at the hazards and process improvement ideas you can uncover with a weekly inspection.

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