refers to various tools components and devices that are used in a loading dock storage space. Dock areas are storage spaces for trailers that need to be sealed off for security and proper maintenance reasons. Workers in the docking bay use dock equipment to make work easier and efficient and to protect themselves from preventable workspace hazards. The types of dock equipment include communication equipment, lighting equipment, gap bridging equipment, weather protection equipment, and security equipment. Gap bridging equipment is used to align the trailer or container to the floor of the dock. Examples of gap bridge equipment include dock ramps, dock boards, dock lifts, conveyors
, and hinged bridges. Lighting equipment provides visibility in the docking area, and there are lights for commutation and illumination purposes. Weather equipment seal off the dock, to prevent it from unnecessary contamination and damage. The examples of weather equipment are dock shelters, dock doors, and dock seals. Additional dock equipment accessories include trailer jacks and restraints, wheel chocks
, and dock bumpers.Purchase from the finest selection of dock equipment accessories available at MRO Supply. We offer a large assortment of products and tools for industrial and commercial use. Get your office and work supplies here today.