Safety Alert - Opening Dock Doors

March 12, 2019

When opening an overhead door, never open with your palms down.  Always open with your palms up to reduce your risk of a shoulder injury.    

See example below of how to properly open an overhead dock door safely in order to minimize your risk of injury.

(Note: Palms Up = Proper Way)

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(Note: Palms Down = Improper Way)

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