Last edited 26 Feb 2021

Chock

Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock, second edition, published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in August 2016, defines chocks as: ‘Pieces of hardwood or plastic, usually wedge-shaped, used to prevent unexpected movement, eg rolling of individual coils. The longest edge should always be in contact with the floor/storage system.’

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