On site safety training houston

Door and Dock Solutions  offers valuable On site Safety Training to all customers. This training covers a wide range of topics including safety at the loading dock, overhead door safety, vertical lift and mezzanine safety 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


To assist our customers with training personnel on proper safety practices at the loading dock and surrounding areas thus assisting in the prevention of hazardous and costly accidents. To provide the customer a comprehensive Loading Dock Safety Plan they can implement and follow in order to improve the level of safety at their facility and to assist in the training of future personnel.


Thousands of workers are injured every year due to injuries sustained on loading docks or during loading operations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that most of these accidents can be prevented if proper safety precautions at job sites are initiated. The OSHA Safety Standards establish uniform requirements to ensure that the associated hazards in U.S. workplaces are evaluated, safety procedures implemented, and that the proper hazard information is transmitted to all affected workers.


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

Door and Dock solutions  Loading Dock Safety Plan:

Provides the user with the needed written plan for establishing the requirements for a loading dock safety program including components such as; General requirements, housekeeping (general company policy), truck trailer safety, overhead door safety, environmental safety procedures, aisles and passageways, guardrails, floor loading protection, guarding floor and wall openings, protection of open sided floors, platforms, and runways, stairs, railings and guards, definitions and other data as required by the U.S Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Editable safety forms included with program are:

  • Loading Dock Safety Program (Industrial) Plan
  • Receiving Department Instructions
  • Over 20 safety documentation and record keeping forms

This safety session will teach you

Understand loading dock hazard
Know how to work safely on loading docks
OSHA Regulations 29 CFR 1910.22.30

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

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

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 un load 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

  • Don’t 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

Call us today  phone : [ 832] 232 – 9150  Live person support 24/7  .

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