Plant Overview

Alcoa Intalco Works

4050 Mountain View Road
Ferndale, WA 98248
USA
Time Zone: Pacific

Contact Information

Ann Kurtz
email

Driver Handouts:

Driver safety rules

Message to the carriers from Alcoa Intalco Works:

All drivers required to wear proper safety equipment while on plant site. Use of fall protection is required and violators will be asked to leave the premises.

Shipping / Receiving

Shipping: Flatbed shipping area

Equipment types allowed:

Flatbeds, semis, maxis

Commodities:

tees, billet (log), and standard ingots

Special requirements:

Must check in with shipping office

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Appointments required:

no

Contact:

Ann Kurtz
360-384-7224
Ann Kurtz

Shipping: Van shipping docks

Equipment types allowed:

Vans and containers

Commodities:

various

Special requirements:

Must check in with shipping office

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

no

Contact:

Ann Kurtz
360-384-7224
Ann Kurtz

Receiving: Intalco Warehouse

Equipment types allowed:

vans, containers

Commodities:

various

Special requirements:

Drivers must chock wheels. Warehouse personnel will remove chocks when loading/unloading is complete. Drivers and passengers must remain in designated area during loading and unloading.

Hours of operation:

Monday to Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

Yes

Contact:

Warehouse

Contact:

360-384-7352

Driver Safety Equipment

Hard Hat

  • Hard hat required (Alcoa provides)
  • Hard hat with chin strap not required

Hearing Protection

  • Hearing protection not required

Safety Glasses

  • Safety glasses with side sheilds required (Alcoa provides)

Full Body Harness

  • Full body harness not required

Neon Safety Vest

  • Neon safety vest required (Alcoa provides)

Shirt

  • Shirt required (Alcoa provides)
  • Long sleeves not required

Pants

  • Long pants not required

Footwear

  • Closed-toed boots required (driver provides)

Fall Protection

Fall Protection at Location

  • Stationary platform - driver back in
  • Stationary platform - driver pulls through
  • Movable platforms (manual)
  • Movable Platforms (electric or pneumatic)
  • Overhead trolley beam with harness system
  • Netting that attaches to truck
  • Air bags or foam pads positioned next to truck
  • Guard rails placed on side of truck
  • Safety curtains at open dock doors

Load Securement/Tarp Assistance

Blocking and Bracing

  1. Material provided by Alcoa
  2. Tools provided by Alcoa
  3. Performed by Alcoa

Assistance with tarping of freight is not available to flatbed drivers.

Driver Amenities

RESTROOM ACCESS

  • Employee restroom
  • Portable toilet

FOOD AND WATER

  • Drinking water
  • Vending machines
  • Cafeteria

WAITING AREA

  • Waiting room
  • Heat
  • Air-condition

COMMUNICATION SERVICES

  • Telephone
  • Pay Telephone
  • CB Communication with guards or dock
  • CB Channel: N/A

SCALE INFORMATION

  • Scale in required?
  • Scale out required?
  • Axle weights provided to driver? No

ACCESS PRIVILEDGES

  • Overnight parking
  • Non-driving passengers allowed in plants
  • Minimum age for admittance to plant: 18 years
  • Passengers have access to facilities
  • Pets allowed - but must stay in vehicle