Materials Handling Safety
The term “materials handling" is used to describe the process of getting things where they need to be, on time and intact. As you know, these activities can be dangerous. Every year, thousands of workers are killed or injured while moving, stacking, or storing materials. However, these accidents are avoidable. Use this program to train your employees on the hazards they are likely to encounter and explain the work practices and equipment they can use to control or eliminate these hazards.
Topics covered also include:
- Preparing yourself to work safely
- Understanding "ergonomics"
- Safe lifting… step-by-step
- Hand trucks and dollies
- Platform trucks, carts and pallet jacks
- Forklift safety
- And more!
leader’s guide, (30) employee handbooks, (5) posters, reproducible scheduling & attendance form, quiz, training certificate, log.