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  • Lock & Load

    The NOVA Lock & Load Truck Restraint secures the trailer’s rear impact guard (RIG) to reduce the risk of trailer separation accidents which lead to forklift driver injuries as well as damage to product and loading dock equipment. The Lock & Load offers unique features to improve on the proven performance of hook-style restraint designs: […]

  • New Sizes for the Safety Gate

    We now offer the Nova Dock Sentinel Safty Gate in three sizes to fit 8′, 8’6″, and 9′ door openings. The Nova Dock Sentinel is required equipment at one of the world’s largest companies because it saves money on loading dock door repairs. Help your customers benefit from this product which: Please call today for […]

  • Heat Rising in Arizona

    Time to think about those seals! Nova Seals and Shelters Summer time is here and with the heat rising in Arizona, its time to look at repairing and or replacing any damaged dock seals and shelters. Not only will you reap benefits in terms of increasing energy efficiency and reducing insect infestation, but proper maintenance of your building presents a more […]

  • Forklift Safety Q&A

    General Compliance What is a recommended speed for forklifts operating within a manufacturing facility and warehouse? OSHA does not have specific speed limits set for the safe operation of a powered industrial truck. However, in determining what is a safe speed, OSHA would take a variety of factors into consideration. These factors include, but are […]

  • Going Green?

    The Sustainable Loading Dock The idea of going green and increasing sustainability is becoming a fact of corporate life, and the supply chain plays a major role in these efforts.  According to research conducted by an independent environmental consultant, the supply chain and logistics operations represent as much as 40 to 60 percent of a […]

  • Daily Checklists for Industrial Trucks

    Powered industrial trucks (referred to as PITs or forklifts) are used in numerous work settings, primarily to load and unload materials. Forklift overturns are the leading cause of fatalities involving forklifts and they represent about 25% of all forklift-related deaths. The case studies examined by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) indicate […]

  • Slamming The Door On Energy Loss

    Post-containment and productivity concerns, today’s facilities managers have a lot on their plates. Fortunately, there are some areas of plant operations where managers can address all of these issues, including that one has traditionally been among the most problematic: the loading dock. The Problem In today’s competitive global economy, loading docks are expected to move […]

  • Industrial Loader and Forklift Fires

    Industrial Loader and Forklift Fires During 2003-2006, U. S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 1,340 structure and vehicle fires in which industrial loaders, forklifts, and related material handling vehicles were directly involved in ignition per year. These fires caused an annual average of 22 civilian fire injuries, and $36.0 million in direct […]

  • Miscellaneous Dock Products

    King Repair offers a variety of other products to secure your loading dock as well as provide protection from the environment. Bottom Door Seal Available in 22 oz. vinyl or 16 oz. Hypalon Custom Lengths up to 12′ 0″ Models available for standard or rollup door BP Dock Seal Foam bottom pads offer further impact […]

  • Raising the Bar on Safety

    Dock Equipment Raises The Bar For Safety And Performance According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), roughly 100 industry workers are fatally injured every year and about 95,000 workers are injured every year while operating industrial trucks, such as lift trucks. Accidents are more than likely to occur on the warehouse’s dock. There […]