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Dock

To curtail or diminish, as, for example, to dock a person's wages for lateness or poor work. The cage or enclosed space in a criminal court where prisoners stand when brought in for trial.

dock

an enclosed space in a court of law where the accused sits or stands during trial.
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Transport lanes buzzswith forklifts speeding with inventory to and from the loading dock.
The addition of DockMonitor to the range means that Salvo[TM] now enables loading dock performance to be measured while still guaranteeing safety.
Jason Reed, global Salvo[TM] business development manager, commented, "Salvo[TM] has been an important development in loading dock safety and implemented on thousands of loading docks worldwide.
CLEVELAND, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversified Fall Protection recently unveiled an improved loading dock safety gate to further complement the company's comprehensive line of fall protection solutions.
Connors said the only significant changes to the property are the addition of about 34 parking spaces, for a total of 65 spaces, and the addition of 10 new loading docks.
Mortality risk increased linearly with years of employment and was similar across job categories despite differences in patterns of exhaust-related particulate matter from diesel trucks, city and highway traffic, and loading dock operations.
For example, because so much of the work on loading docks involve driving in reverse, Yale has developed driver seats that swivel and a handle that steadies the driver as he looks over his shoulder.
The entire facility features 18-foot clear ceiling heights, one loading dock per unit and two parking spaces per 1,000 s/f.
It received $31,928 to add three loading docks to its existing building.
In the event that there needs to be a change to the layout of the docks (say a new vehicle is to be produced), the windows and the loading docks can be shifted in a comparatively easy manner, thereby permitting fast changeover of the outside of the building.
These trailers often arrive at loading docks filled wall-to-wall, sometimes even floor-to-ceiling.
These vulnerable areas include parking garage entrys, loading docks, and "employee" entrances.