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AIA Registered Presentations

Arbon offers four continuing education options that award AIA credits to our customers. Attend the Fly-In program for a customised experience lasting one to two days or attend a lunch and learn program that covers dock safety, dock design or HVLS fans.


Centered on your needs, the Rite-Hite® Fly-In is a custom-planned visit to the Melbourne head office and showroom. During a one- or two-day program, you'll gain a thorough understanding of industrial safety systems and Rite-Hite loading dock solutions. Your itinerary will include an interactive visit to our product showroom, custom presentations targetting your specific needs and live site visits. All at the courtesy of your Arbon Representative who will be with you every step of the way.

Lunch and Learn Courses

These AIA registered courses provide a wealth of valuable information in a short time. Schedule them when it’s most convenient for your operations and employees, such as over lunch.

Loading Dock Safety*

This one-hour presentation, available at your facility, is conducted by industry experts who take you through the safety issues at your dock and within your plant.

Suggested attendees:

  • Safety committee members Safety Manager
  • Transportation Warehouse Manager
  • Plant Manager Engineers

Agenda topics:

  • Why is the loading dock a danger zone?
  • How often do accidents occur at a loading dock?
  • The costs of a dangerous dock
  • Safety solutions
  • How safe is your dock?

Loading Dock Design*
This course covers issues related to dock design including: safety, dock heights, door sizes, leveller size, capacity, type, grade, seals and shelters, restraints, lighting, and more. The Rite-Hite Loading Dock Design presentation can be conducted at your facility by our industry experts, and it usually lasts one hour.

Agenda topics:

Trends affecting the loading dock (bigger, lower trucks)

  • Air suspension trailers
  • Low-profile tires
  • Varying trailer bed heights

Dock layout considerations

  • Dock leveller length, width, capacity
  • Door size considerations
  • Material handling equipment limitations

Safety issues at the dock

  • Why the loading dock is a danger zone
  • Causes of loading dock accidents
  • Trailer separation
  • Vacant loading docks
  • Void-in-the-floor

Innovative solutions and products

  • Specifying the right equipment to meet your client's needs
  • Available equipment features
  • Dock levellers
  • Vehicle restraints
  • Industrial doors
  • Aftermarket parts and products

HVLS Ceiling Fans*
This course provides an introduction to high volume, low speed (HVLS) industrial fans. It includes the various benefits, including reduced energy consumption, increased comfort and decreased moisture levels.

Contact your local Arbon Representative for more information and to schedule a session.

*Rite-Hite is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES). This one-hour program offers (1) learning unit, which will be reported directly to the AIA/CES for AIA members.