The Material Handling and Storage for General Industry online course from OSHA Education School provides essential intermediate-level knowledge that employees within the general industry sector should know regarding moving, handling, and storing materials. Participants can also expect to discuss potential hazards, precautions, and best safe work practices.
NOTICE: This course covers OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.176 requirements for safe work practices in handling and storing materials.
OSHA Education School’s Material Handling and Storage for General Industry online safety training covers essential OSHA requirements for handling and storing materials, equipment, and containers within the general industry sector. Additionally, participants can expect to learn hazards, safeguards, and risk mitigation techniques. Specific course topics include the following:
Introduction to materials handling and storage
Manual handling of materials
Non-powered handling equipment
Powered industrial trucks
Cranes, hoists, and slings
Precautions – powered equipment
General materials handling precautions
Specific industry terms covered throughout the three courses include the following:
Materials handling and storage