Materials Handling and Storage Nobody wants to be in an accident on the job. This is why you need to be aware and take the proper precautions when performing your job functions each day. But there are a large number of people who forget to safely move, handle and store materials they work with every day, because the task may seem ordinary to them, not something they really need to be concerned with. In spite of this perception, or perhaps because of it, there are hundreds of thousands of materials handling accidents every year, ranging from small splinters, cuts or scrapes, to crushed fingers, hands and feet and even deaths. Ideal learners are all employees. https://www.oshapractice.com/occupational-health-safety-training-osha/general-safety-osha-training/materials-handling-and-storage/ 2019-02-09 640 400 oshapractice.com

Materials Handling and Storage

Nobody wants to be in an accident on the job. This is why you need to be aware and take the proper precautions when performing your job functions each day. But there are a large number of people who forget to safely move, handle and store materials they work with every day, because the task may seem ordinary to them, not something they really need to be concerned with. In spite of this perception, or perhaps because of it, there are hundreds of thousands of materials handling accidents every year, ranging from small splinters, cuts or scrapes, to crushed fingers, hands and feet and even deaths. Ideal learners are all employees.

Learning Objectives

Identify the potential hazards of handling and storing materials; Understand the methods of prevention for materials handling; Properly move, handle and store materials; Identify the types of materials handling equipment and how to use them, such as cranes and powered industrial trucks; Understand and use basic ergonomic safety and health principles.

Materials Handling and Storage

OSHA Materials Handling and Storage

Materials Handling and Storage prevent Many injuries in industry occur while employees move materials. In every day operations, workers handle, transport, and store materials. They may do so by hand, or with manually operated or power operated equipment.

This course specifies the materials handling and storage procedures developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to reduce injuries resulting from mishandling or improper storage.

Materials Handling and Storage Course Outline

  • Understand the OSH Act, the functions and resources of OSHA
  • Become aware of the OSHA inspection priorities and describe the inspection process
  • Know the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under the OSH Act
  • Learn the major hazards associated with general industry work and how to avoid, protect or control them. This includes:
  • Slips, trips, falls associated with walking and working surfaces
  • Effective Egress and fire protection program
  • Outline the general requirements for general safety standards
  • Flammable and combustible liquids and gasses
  • Hazards of chemicals
  • Electrical hazards
  • Understand the value of personal protective equipment, usage and limitations
  • Learn the basic elements of a safety and health program

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the OSH Act, the functions and resources of OSHA
  • Become aware of the OSHA inspection priorities and describe the inspection process
  • Know the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees under the OSH Act
  • Learn the major hazards associated with general industry work and how to avoid, protect or control them. This includes:
    • Slips, trips, falls associated with walking and working surfaces
    • Effective Egress and fire protection program
    • Outline the general requirements for general safety standards
    • Flammable and combustible liquids and gasses
    • Hazards of chemicals
    • Electrical hazards
    • Understand the value of personal protective equipment, usage and limitations
    • Learn the basic elements of a safety and health program

Quiz Information

To proceed with lessons all quizzes must be passed with 70% or above score. There are three attempts for each quiz, in any circumstances if you failed quiz or exam in your all three attempts the course will be locked permanently and you will be forced by OSHA to complete the course in classroom.

Exams

Course final exam must be completed with and passed with 70%. There are three attempts for final exam, in any circumstances if you failed quiz or exam in your all three attempts the course will be locked permanently and you will be forced by OSHA to complete the course in classroom.

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Course Information

$169 $152.00

Course Duration: 30 hr

Course Delivery Method: Online

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