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The advantage of a set of rubber wheel chocks is obvious to anyone who has ever picked up an aluminum chock in freezing temperatures. Rubber is weatherproof, scratch resistant, and best of all, doesn't freeze your hands when you pick it up in the cold!
A rubber wheel chock is designed to be non-slip, and chocks are required by OSHA to be used with rail cars and trucks during unloading. If you are considering a set of chocks, compare the price of the rubber wheel chock with those made of other materials. You may also wish to look at the list of rubber wheel chock accessories, including hanging chains, and 'warning' signs for the workplace.