Industrial facilities are inherently dangerous places, particularly around loading docks. Accident statistics related to the two most ubiquitous pieces of equipment used in dock operations—forklifts and semi-trailers—bear this out. According to OSHA, more than 20 people are killed by semi-trucks at loading docks every year, and forklift-related fatalities occur every three days. Non-fatal forklift accidents are even more commonplace, with 94,750 reported cases per year. It is ...

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