Chalfant Increases Dock Safety
Provide enhanced dock safety by providing inside and outside positive visual communication between the dock personnel and the truck driver, with universal red and green light display.
The system includes two light communication systems - one outside on the loading dock wall and one inside the building. When the truck is properly restrained at the loading dock, the dock personnel activates toggle switch mounted on the inside loading dock communication light, changing the inside light to green and the outside light to flashing red.
This tells the truck driver not to move during the loading/unloading process. After the truck is loaded/unloaded dock personnel release the restraint, then simply toggle the switch back, changing the inside light to red and the outside light to green, which then indicates to the truck driver he is free to move the vehicle.
Chalfant Operating Instruction for Dock Communication System
The truck backs into position against the dock bumpers and set the brakes. We also recommend the use of a truck restraint and also recommend wheel chocks, to secure the truck at the dock. The dock personnel simply toggle the light switch and light changes outside to red and inside to green. When loading/unloading is completed, simply on chock or release restraint and toggle the switch inside the building, the light changes to red inside and green outside, indicating to the truck driver he is free to move the vehicle.
Setting The Pace In Loading Dock Equipment
At Chalfant we are the 'Nation's Original Dock Seal Manufacturer' and provide a full range of Loading Dock Equipment; Dock Seals, Dock Levelers, Dock Safety Trailer Restraints and associated products. Chalfant has pioneered, developed and provided the industry with quality loading dock equipment since 1940. Safe, affordable, and reliable dock equipment to meet your specific application needs, each and every time.
At Chalfant finding the right dock enclosure for your application just got easier. Whether its a dock seal, hybrid dock seal, flexible dock shelter, rigid dock shelter or or rail shelter, we can help guide you in making the right selection for your application.
Chalfant dock levelers and edge-of-docks are made of tough diamond tread plate design that assures a non-slip surface for greater safety and stops that lock the board firmly in place, for easy loading. Find out which "tough dock leveler" is the right choice for your application.
Whether you seek an automatic or manual style truck restraint, Chalfant can help you choose the best truck restraint that will exceed your application demands and provide lowest cost of ownership. With Chalfant we can help you keep your dock safe for years to come.
Proper Loading Dock Equipment Selection
Contact us today for help you with proper loading dock equipment selection for your loading dock equipment application. We can help you in properly select and specify dock seals, dock shelters, rail shelters, dock levelers; hydraulic dock levelers and mechanical dock levelers, truck restraints, and your loading dock equipment needs, to meet your unique needs.