Dump Chock

Dump Chock

Dump Chock

Available in 15,20,25 and 30 TON configuration

Dumpchock is an engineered solution for safely securing unmanned Dump Truck bodies.

Dump body movement is controlled by a dump lever inside the cab. Potential Hazards for a dump body injury or fatality:

  • Lever is stuck, or seized
  • Lever fails
  • The dump body could be actuated if the linkage is pushed

POINTS TO NOTE:

  • Between 1996 and 2006, 31 incidents involving the unanticipated release of movement of an elevated truck body in the USA.
  • Make shift dump body props do not safely in an elevated position, which may cause a slip out of break.
  • Nearly all “dump bed falls” accidents result in death.
  • Causes for sudden movement of dump bodies include

1. Hydraulic failure
2. Inadvertently pulling a release cable
3. Premature reconnecting of an airline.