CATEGORY: Competences on the go

Material Handling Safety

Course Access:Lifetime
Course Overview

Material handling plays an important role in today’s workplace. It involves moving physical objects from one location to another. However, handling and storing materials isn’t without risk. In fact, mishandling materials is the single largest cause of accidents and injuries in the workplace. Recognizing potential hazards and following basic safety precautions can help reduce the likelihood of injuries or fatalities.

In this course you’ll learn to identify potential hazards, to follow guidelines to safely move materials, to stack and store materials. You’ll be able to identify the different classes of powered industrial trucks and to recognize the hazards associated with forklifts. Finally, you will discover how to safely use cranes and slings to move and store materials.

Duration: 3 hours
3 modules


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