Cal Materials Handling

Intended Audience

  • Construction Managers in California
  • Construction Supervisors in California
  • Construction Workers in California
  • Construction Foremen in California
  • Safety Officers in California

Why Take This Course

This course focuses on both the practical and legally required approaches to California materials safety. Upon successful completion of the course, you will understand:

  • Cal/OSHA requirements for safely handling and storing building equipment, materials and containers
  • How to dispose of debris properly
  • How to safely use and maintain rigging equipment

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Materials Handling in California
  • Manual Handling Techniques
  • Non-Powered Handling Equipment
  • Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Conveyors
  • Cranes, Hoists, and Rigging
  • Slings
  • Piling Material
  • Storage and Disposal
  • Advance Planning
  • Final Considerations