Image Number 19 for United States Patent #7216392.
A dock leveler including a support leg system configured to remain in a support position when the dock leveler descends rapidly and retract when the dock leveler descends slowly. Also, a dock leveler including a multi-tiered lip keeper support system for supporting the ramp at more than one position. In addition, a method of supporting a dock leveler ramp. The method includes attaching a first and second lip engaging apparatus under the ramp.