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Understanding the Workplace » Loading Docks
When operating a forklift on a loading dock, slow down, watch out for others, and be aware of the edge of the dock.
Falling off the edge of the dock.
Skidding or slipping due to wet or icy conditions.
Requirements and Recommended Practices
Maintain a safe distance from the edge of loading dock.
Watch out for tail swing.
Keep working surfaces clear and clean.
Paint the edges of the loading dock to improve visibility.