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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.


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).

Dock, Lavinia Lloyd

an American public health nurse. A graduate of the Bellevue Hospital Training School for Nurses in New York in 1886, she started a visiting nurse service in Norwalk, Connecticut. She then joined the New York City Mission before becoming an assistant to Isabel Hampton Robb at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She returned to public health nursing when she joined the Henry Street Settlement in New York to work with Lillian Wald. She advocated an international public health movement and the improvement of education for nurses. With M. Adelaide Nutting, she wrote History of Nursing, a classic in nursing literature.
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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.
The changes have a direct impact at the loading dock -- an essential yet often overlooked link in the supply chain.
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.
For companies looking for ways to quickly and safely expand their loading dock capacity without excavation and construction costs, the Impactable Dock Ramp from Leum Engineering provides a flexible, yet fixed loading dock option.
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.
The lease is comprised of 75,000 s/f of warehouse space and a 15,000 s/f parking lot and loading dock area as part of the larger 320,000 s/f property.
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.
One of the loading docks in the parking lot was filled with water and transformed into a pond, complete with a pier.