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Materials Handling and Storage, General Industry

Intended Audience

Material Handling and Storage awareness is designed for all employees in the General Industry sector, including managers who are responsible for the safety of their job site according to OSHA regulations:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Property Management
  • Retail Services
  • Trade and Transportation

Why Take This Course

ClickSafety’s Material Handling and Storage for General Industry online safety course addresses safe work practices for stacking, storing and housekeeping on the job site. After finishing this course successfully, you will understand:

  • OSHA’s requirements for the safe handling and storage of building materials, equipment and containers
  • General safe work practices for manual and mechanical materials handling
  • Safe lifting procedures

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Materials Handling and Storage
  • Manual Handling of Materials
  • Non-Powered Handling Equipment
  • Conveyors
  • Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Cranes, Hoists, and Slings
  • Precautions- Powered Equipment
  • General Materials Handling Precautions