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Document ID (ISN)107969
CIS number 08-455
ISBN(s) 978-2-89631-141-5
Year 2007
Convention or series no. Fiche technique RF-502
Author(s) Giraud L., Koutchouk M., Dubé P.A, Gratton L.
Title Safety on loading docks
Original title La sécurité aux quais de transbordement [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail du Québec (IRSST), 505 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H3A 3C2, Canada, 2007. 8p. Illus. 15 réf.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract This safety information leaflet contains a check-list of 30 simple questions to determine whether the handling operations on loading docks are safe. It also explains the three main hazards associated with trailers at loading docks (unexpected moving, slipping, overturning), and proposes measures for the safe anchoring of trailers to prevent each of these hazards.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; Quebec; warehouses; safe working methods; loading and unloading; fork-lift trucks; trucks
Descriptors (secondary) locking devices; check lists; data sheet; overturning
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Storage and warehousing
Road transportation