SMARTchock Dock Communication and Restraint System

Tough, robust design packed with intelligent features for the ultimate in loading dock safety

EBS has partnered with DL Manufacturing, producer of innovative, state-of-the-art loading dock equipment, to bring you the fully automated SMARTchock dock safety system. The typical loading dock is a high traffic environment, with a heightened risk of accidents. Mitigate that risk with the SMARTchock, a rugged dock communication and restraint system designed to reduce your liability while maintaining optimum productivity and a safe workspace. If you want to make your loading and unloading process safer, ask our team about the SMARTchock today.

Key Benefits

  • Robust construction featuring virtually unbreakable fibreglass and high-strength aluminium with non-skid steel sawtooth back plate for reliability and extended wear life.
  • Ultra-Sonic Sensor ensures correct placement of the SMARTchock in even the most challenging loading dock conditions.
  • Door track mounted convergent photo eye automatically activates the control signal, for a safe, seamless loading/unloading process.
  • Inside control panel featuring integrated circuity and high-intensity 180º LED lights that allow you to see chock status at a glance.
  • Maintain clear communication between dock attendants and drivers with the Driver-Targeted™ high-intensity LED outside light, featuring advanced patented technology that indicates when wheel is chocked.
  • Never worry about premature chock removal again – interior and exterior audible alarms with flashing dock light and control panel are automatically activated if door is open when the chock is removed.
  • Cable is kept safely off the ground thanks to a fibreglass cable pole.
  • Fully compliant with OHSA requirements for optimum safety.


Optional Features

  • Functionality to control a dock light and fan or interlock with your leveller.
  • Flashing Versa Light® located on inside of the trailer immediately alerts you if a wheel becomes unchocked.
  • Door activity tracking available with optional upgrade package.

Technical Details

Model 650

  • Inside control panel and outside lights with long-life LEDs.
  • Separate interior and exterior audible alarms.
  • Microprocessor controlled unit.
  • Wheel chock constructed of high strength aluminium with highly visible, ergonomic fibreglass handle.
  • Ultra-sonic sensor mounted in chock base.
  • Convergent photo eye door sensor.
  • Heavy duty cable constructed to military standards.
  • Low voltage, 115V/1A/60Hz power supply.
  • No bypass switch.


Model 651

  • Ability to power and control dock light.


Model 652

  • Ability to power and control dock light and fan.


Model 653


Model 654

  • Power and control dock light and fan.
  • Interlocks with 110V pneumatic leveller.


Do you want to enhance loading dock safety, reduce injuries and improve productivity?

Call our team to discover how the SMARTchock can reduce hazards, protect your employees, and your loading dock equipment.