The Loading Dock Equipment Manufacturers (LODEM) members are the Industry's leading suppliers of loading dock equipment. They supply solutions worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector.
Equipment used to make the loading dock area of a facility more accessible and to provide safe movement of goods in that dock area. Loading dock equipment includes elevating docks, dock levelers, dock boards, dock lights, bumpers, seals, shelters, vehicle restraints and traffic doors.
LODEM members meet regularly to review, discuss and revise the standards for design, performance and proper operation of loading dock equipment.
LODEM Programs Include:
The purpose of this publication is to provide voluntary guidelines for the selection and application of safety labels for use on loading dock levelers. This is a voluntary guide and should be incorporated into a comprehensive safety program by owners of loading dock levelers.
This paper is concerned with awareness of building codes, available standards, and pertinent
regulations related to material handling equipment.
A basic primer which answers the most frequently asked questions from entities considering the purchase of a dock leveling device.
This ANSI-approved standard represents recommended safety practices and performance testing criteria that may be used in product selection and utilization.
This standard defines safety, performance, and testing requirements for the design, use, and maintenance of portable dock leveling devices.
MH30.3 defines safety, performance, and testing requirements with regard to design, use, performance and maintenance of vehicle restraining devices.
Package includes all three of the LODEM standards: MH30.1 - For the Safety, Performance, and Testing of Dock Leveling Devices. MH30.2 - Portable Dock Leveling Devices: Safety, Performance and Testing. MH30.3 - Vehicle Restraining Devices: Safety, Performance and Testing.