|Material Handling Safety
|What Students Learn:
This study unit introduces the safe techniques and work practices commonly used when handling manufacturing and industrial materials. Trainees will learn the procedures necessary to avoid physical injury to yourself and those working with you, for both manual handling methods and mechanical handling methods. You will also learn procedures that minimize damage to the materials being moved and to facility property. Knowing the proper procedures will also give you the insight to decide when mechanical handling is necessary, or preferred, over traditional physical handling.
When a student completes this study unit, he and she will be able to:
Introduction to Material Handling; Housekeeping and Storage; Material Handling Equipment; Hoists and Cranes.