When protecting worker’s rights, the Ontario Ministry of Labour is very proactive in scheduling health and safety blitz’s to the loading dock sector. Workplace injuries and fatalities can usually be averted with proper maintenance and service on loading dock equipment. Dock levelers, mechanical, hydraulic and air powered along with vehicle restraints and lift tables should all be serviced at least twice a year and signed off on by the technician performing the task. In 2014 these industrial warehousing safety blitz’s (to be held in February and March) are designed to enforce compli... Read More