Dockside Signals and Safety
A Dock Signal Person helps a Crane Operator safely load and unload cargo, signals the UTR Driver, and manages vehicle traffic under a crane. In this video, you will learn how common dockside hand signals and use of radio direct the Crane Operator in safe loading and unloading from the ship to the chassis or bombcart.
- See 11 common hand signals used under the hook
- Learn proper radio procedure for communicating with the Crane Operator
- Review how to safely land and hoist a container onto and off of a chassis or bombcart, including how to float the load
- Understand how to safely direct traffic in nearby lanes