AIA Registered Safety & Design Presentations

AIA Registered Presentations

These AIA registered courses provide a wealth of valuable information in a lunch and learn format. Schedule them when it’s most convenient for your operations and employees. We offer the following:

  • Loading Dock Safety. 
  • Loading Dock Design Presentation.
  • HVLS Ceiling Fans.
  • Rite-Hite Fly-In program.
  • An Architects Guide to Doors in Industry.

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, leveler 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 leveler length, width, capacity. 
  • Door size considerations.
  • Material handling equipment limitations.

Safety issues at the dock

  • Why the loading dock is a danger.
  • 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 levelers
  • 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.

The Rite-Hite Fly-In Program*

The Rite-Hite Fly-In is centered around you. It’s a one of a kind, custom-designed program that takes place at the Rite-Hite corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, WI. The Fly-In focuses on providing education, consultation, solutions, and expertise.

  • Expert dock and facility design analysis and recommendations.
  • Professional equipment needs assessment and evaluation.
  • Education on multiple alternatives for your applications.
  • Hands on equipment demonstrations.
  • Discuss current issues and upcoming changes that affect your business.
  • Get to know your Rite-Hite Representative and the service they provide.
  • Experience the Rite-Hite commitment to quality and innovation.

Typical itinerary:

  • Rite-Hite product showroom workshops. 
  • Product demonstrations in a real-life setting at the Rite-Hite Technical Training Center.
  • Q&A with experts.
  • Milwaukee & Wisconsin event options.

“Your program was presented in a way that brings out real life situations that we deal with daily. Your concern to get these issues out and present solutions was very impressive.” – Project Coordinator, engineering company


An Architects Guide to Doors in Industry

This course is conducted by industry experts who take you through the safety issues, and range of solutions with high-speed, high performance doors. From cold storage, cooler and freezer doors to clean room and pharmaceutical doors, your choices are endless. Learn the roles of high-performance doors in various industries as well as an overvie of current building codes, standards and door design tips.


*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.

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