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Lavinia Lloyd (1858–1956). American pioneer in public health nursing. Beginning with her work with the United Workers of Norwich, Connecticut, she made valuable contributions to public health nursing, including work with Lillian wald at the Henry Street Settlement in New York. In addition, she was active in the women's suffrage movement and an advocate of legislative control of nursing practice. She was also a prolific author; her works include Materia Medica for Nurses, one of the earliest nursing textbooks, and a four-volume History of Nursing, written with Adelaide nutting.
 Lavinia Lloyd Dock. Special collections, Milbank Memorial Library, Teachers College, Columbia University.

dock

(dŏk)
n.
1. The solid or fleshy part of an animal's tail.
2. The tail of an animal after it has been bobbed or clipped.
tr.v. docked, docking, docks
To clip short or cut off (an animal's tail, for example).
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Your loading dock is the gateway to and from your warehouse.
In recent years, chains and wholesalers have settled on a distribution center model with two sets of loading docks to support cross-docking strategies that call for product to flow through the warehouse and out to the stores quickly, often during the same shift.
If loading docks can completely adapt to servicing wider, fully loaded below-dock trailers, the full benefits of the load-size increase can be realized.
If the Trojan Horse were delivered to the Greeks today, no doubt the fatal package would be admitted through the loading dock.
An evaluation of the existing loading dock and receiving areas should be made with three major considerations in mind--Safety, Productivity and Energy Efficiency.
And with a quarter of all warehouse accidents happening in and around the loading dock, sharing the top spot is typically safety.
Jason Reed, global Salvo[TM] business development manager, commented: "Salvo[TM] has been an important development in loading dock safety and implemented on thousands of loading docks worldwide.
Mounted next to overhead doors on loading docks, the Flex LED dock light illuminates truck trailers.
ZCY Trading, an importer/exporter of general merchandise, plans to renovate the warehouse to accommodate offices, additional loading docks and a wholesale retail showroom.
No one knows exactly how many accidents and injuries occur on loading docks each year, but experts say the area is the site of more of them than any other spot in the distribution center.