Materials Handling & Storage Safety
This mobile compatible course specifies the materials handling and storage procedures developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to reduce injuries resulting from mishandling of materials or improper storage of material.
Many injuries in industry occur while employees move materials. In every day operations, workers handle, transport, and store materials and may be exposed to strains and sprains, falls, struck- by injuries, or caught-in between injuries. They may move material by hand, or with manually operated or power operated equipment in the workplace.
Name general material handling concepts.
Service multi-piece and single-piece rim wheels.
Identify powered industrial trucks.
Maintain overhead and gantry cranes.
Discuss the safety requirements for crawler, locomotive, and truck cranes.
Identify different types of slings.
Describe the requirements for inspecting derricks.
List the safety requirements for helicopter operations.