Why Every Loading Dock Should Have a Vehicle Restraint


n 2017, there were 270,000 injuries reported in the transportation and warehousing industry. The same industry also saw 819 deaths, a number only surpassed by the construction industry. The number of preventable fatal work injuries in transportation and warehousing grew 5.3% from 2016 to 2017.1

What do these statistics have to do with loading docks? More than 25% of all industrial accidents happen at the loading dock, and for every accident, there are about 600 near misses.2 If your job has anything to do with loading docks, these figures are meant to help you understand how important loading dock safety really is.

Click to read more:

Upcoming Training
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

  Work Comp Associates, Inc. 

Florida's Premier Source for Workers Compensation Coverage & Information

CONTACT US

1-844-922-2329 - (Toll Free Fax)

NEED HELP?

"It's not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are." 

 

Roy E. Disney

© 2021 by Work Comp Associates, Inc. All rights reserved.

  • s-facebook
  • s-linkedin