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UNLEASH THE
POWERCHOCK
AND CREATE SAFETY

Discover and create a safer and more efficient loading dock environment for your people.

Why is POWERCHOCK
your most effective solution?
An innovative use of simple physics!

THE STRONGER THE VEHICLE, THE BETTER IT WORKS ! 

POWERCHOCK uses a patented combination of a chock and a restraining plate
to immobilize the wheel, the strongest part of any vehicle.

How it works: In the event of an unanticipated departure, the tire wedges into the chock.
This patented action greatly increases its retaining capacity.

POWERCHOCK withstands up to 50,000 lbs of pull-away force with its high-tensile
steel and multi-point contact restraining system.

“ WHERE THERE’S A WHEEL,
THERE’S A WAY. ”

POWERCHOCK not only holds the wheel in place, it stops it – DEAD IN ITS TRACKS!

■ The chock and restraining plate combination blocks the wheel, providing the most reliable restraining force for all trailers – more reliable than the ICC bar restraint. Simply the safest.

Why you should choose POWERCHOCK over ICC or RIG bar restraint systems.

■ ICC/RIG bars (rear impact guards) truck restraint systems suffer from inherent drawbacks: mechanical and hydraulic RIG bar restraints are composed of many moving parts that are often damaged, requiring frequent repair. POWERCHOCK requires an absolute minimum of maintenance. It’s virtually indestructible.

■ Since 25% of ICC/RIG bars are damaged, rusted or in some cases, even missing, you’re putting your trust in the vehicle’s maintenance. Isn’t it better to trust yourself and your own equipment? POWERCHOCK puts you in full control of the dock.

■ Hooks on ICC bar systems can’t always capture the RIG

■ RIG bars can only withstand a maximum of 11,240 lbs pulling force, but the pulling out force of a trailer is 33,370 lbs.

Source: Data from mechanical test bench, current as of March 13, 2014.

CHOOSE YOUR MODEL

WHY IS IT CRITICAL TO SECURE
LOADING DOCK OPERATIONS?

If you manage warehouse facilities, you know where accidents happen: the vehicle/loading dock interface – where time constraints and communication breakdowns cause early truck pull-aways – with workers still moving cargo in the back.

Reducing accidents and protecting workers’ lives is your number one priority – and ours.

The loading dock is the most dangerous area of warehousing operations. Each year, many injuries and fatalities occur when lift trucks accidentally drive off the dock or fall between the dock and the trailer. The POWERCHOCK and its communication system prevents these accidents by ensuring that a secure loading/unloading space is created when the vehicle meets the docking bay – keeping workers, facility equipment and cargo safe.

Forklift-driver-protected-by-POWERCHOCK

THE POWERCHOCK AUDIO/VISUAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

CONTROL BOX FEATURES

■ Simple and powerful communication system
■ Green/red traffic lights and alarm
■ Interfaced with the door and the leveler controls
■ Custom programmable control with self-checking electrical components

POWERCHOCK control box

THE RISKS OF A LIFT TRUCK OR EMPLOYEE FALLING OFF THE DOCK

■ Trailer Creep’ / Trailer walk’/ Dock Walk
Sliding away or creeping of the vehicle
during loading/unloading.

■ Unexpected departure
Early departure of the vehicle
due to miscommunication between
the driver and warehouse employees,
or a distracted driver.

■ Open dock doors
Dock doors remain open
when there is no truck
at the dock.

Accident risks loading docks
temoignage

YOU WANT TO TEST A SYSTEM?

Whether you wish to visit an existing installation in your area, require a pilot installation on your site, or simply because you need help choosing the product that will suit you best.
Feel free to reach out, we’d love to hear from you !

REQUEST A TEST

DID YOU KNOW?

300

lift truck accidents occur each day

Every 3 days

someone in the US is killed in a forklift-related accident.

70%

of all accidents reported could have been avoided with proper safety

+25%

of all industrial accidents happen at the loading dock

Source: Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)