Truck Tractor Trailer Loading/Unloading

- Standard Operating Procedure -

The following steps must be taken to ensure safe and efficient commodity loading/unloading on all PGR Properties for all commodities that are loaded or unloaded to/from Truck Tractor Trailers when Dock Restraints are not used.

- Live Load (Truck Tractor hooked to a Trailer during Stationary Loading) If a Truck Tractor is to remain hooked to its Trailer during the commodity loading/unloading process the following steps are to be taken:

1. The PGR Employee responsible for loading/unloading the commodity shall secure a Glad Hand Lockout to the Trailer Break Air Supply Glad Hand after the Truck Driver removes the Trailer Break Air Supply Line from the Trailer.

2. The PGR Employee responsible for loading/unloading the commodity shall place Wheel Chocks in front of and behind the Drivers Side Front Wheel of the Truck Tractor.

3. Upon completion of the loading/unloading process the PGR Employee responsible for loading/unloading the commodity shall remove the Wheel Chocks and Glad Hand Lockout.


- Static Load (NO Truck Tractor hooked to Trailer) If a Trailer is NOT hooked to a Truck during the commodity loading/unloading process the following steps are to be taken:

1. The PGR Employee responsible for loading/unloading shall secure a Glad Hand Lockout to the Trailer Break Air Supply Glad Hand on the Trailer to be loaded.

2. The PGR Employee responsible for loading/unloading the commodity shall place Wheel Chocks in front of and behind the Drivers Side wheels of the Trailer.

3. The PGR Employee responsible for loading/unloading the commodity shall place 1 Safety Orange Cone at either Front Corner of the Trailer (Set 2 Safety Orange Cones in the way to prevent a Truck from backing under the Tank Trailer).

4. Upon completion of the loading/unloading process, the PGR Employee responsible for loading/unloading the commodity shall remove the Glad Hand Lockout, Wheel Chocks, and Orange Cones.