On site safety training

On Site Safety Training :

onsite team training


Dor and Dok systems onsite Safety, we understand that there are training courses that are good but often would be great if they were customized to your unique situations. This training covers a wide range of topics including safety at the loading dock, Overhead door safety, OSHA regulations and a wide range of additional areas of concern. Our goal is to provide high quality, affordable, easy to understand safety training to all persons in the fields of Construction, General Industry (Manufacturing), and Maritime Industry. We offer site specific training within all of our courses. This gives us the ability to deliver a more meaningful training program that not only abides to current safety regulations and legislations but goes the extra step and incorporates specific company policies and procedures in which we are provided with.

This safety session will teach you 

  • Understand loading dock hazard
  • Know how to work safely on loading docks


Standards 29 CFR 1910.176 (materials handling), 1910.178 (Powered industrial trucks), Standard 29 CFR 1910.22.30 OSHA regulations.

  1.     Hazards Includes
  • Slipping or tripping on wet, oily or broken floor surfaces
  • Falling off dock edges
  • Injuries from falls or unsecured trailer wheels
  • Injuries resulting from un chocked trailer wheels
  • Illness or unconsciousness from inhaling carbon monoxide from trucks
  • Back injuries from improper lifting and carrying
  • Injuries from careless behavior around forklift and other vehicle

2     Keep floors clean, dry and in good condition

  • Place containers, packaging, tools and other materials safely out of walking and driving areas
  • Clean up and and properly dispose of thrash
  • Place oily rags or other combustable thrash in closed containers
  • clean up any spills immediately
  • Alert trained responders to major spills
  • Follow material safety data sheet for cleaning chemical spills
  • Watch out for dripping rain, melting ice etc
  • Report any cracked or broken concrete or flooring

3    Keep dock plate in place

  • Check dock plate load capacity to be sure it can handle your load
  • Secure  movable dock boards in position, so they wont slip position
  • Slide, don’t drop dock plate into position

4     Take precautions to prevent falls

  • Walk , don’t run on loading dock
  • Stay away from loading dock edges
  • Don’t jump onto or off a loading dock
  • Wear sturdy  shoe with nonskid soles that support both the foot and ankle
  • Watch where you are going

5     Work safely with power truck and trailers

  • Check that truck and trailer wheel are chocked before loading and unloading
  • Make sure drivers turn off there engine to prevent carbon monoxide exposure
  • Invisible odorless carbon monoxide is fatal if inhales for prolonged time

6    Load and unload correctly to prevent injuries

  • Use fork lifts, dollies and other aids or get help rather than lifting by yourself whenever possible
  • Never try to lift skids and pallets alone
  • When you do lift , bend your knees keep your back straight so your legs do the work
  • Wear snug fitting gloves that provide good grip when lifting, loading and unloading
  • Load hand trucks with heavy objects on the bottom and weight forward over the axle
  • Balance and secure hand truck loads, keep load height at a level you can see over
 7   Be alert to other vehicles, workers and materials
  • Dont try to ride on fork lift or distract the operator
  • Get out of the way when a fork lift  horn blare
  • Pay attention to materials on the dock that could fall or roll
  • Wear hard hat, eye protection, and hearing protections when required to protect against falling, or fling objects or noice

Pricing is based on the size of the facility and the number of attendees.

Locally owned and operated in Houston, Call us today at Phone : [ 512 ] 814 – 8840 .


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