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Materials Handling and Storage for General Industry

    Material Handling and Storage for General Industry

    Course Overview

    This intermediate Material Handling and Storage online safety course will cover what General Industry employees should know before moving, handling and storing materials. We will also discuss potential hazards, precautions and safe work practices. This online training focuses on OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.176 requirements for safe work practices in handling and storing of materials.

    Intended Audience

    Material Handling and Storage awareness is designed for all employees in the General Industry sector, including managers who are responsible for the safety of their job site according to OSHA regulations:

    • Manufacturing
    • Warehousing and Distribution
    • Property Management
    • Retail Services
    • Trade and Transportation

    Learning Objectives

    In this online safety course, we will cover OSHA’s requirements for handling and storing materials, equipment and containers. You will also be informed of the potential hazards of storing and handling materials and the safeguards you can take to prevent injury and damage to the work environment. When finished, you will have been provided with knowledge in efficient handling and storing of materials. Regulatory references for this course is OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.176, Materials Handling and Storage.

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Materials Handling and Storage
    • Manual Handling of Materials
    • Non-Powered Handling Equipment
    • Conveyors
    • Powered Industrial Trucks
    • Cranes, Hoists, and Slings
    • Precautions- Powered Equipment
    • General Materials Handling Precautions


    • Materials Handling and Storage
    • OSHA
    • Storage Hazards
    • Stacking
    • Rated Capacity

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s Material Handling and Storage for General Industry online safety course addresses safe work practices for stacking, storing and housekeeping on the job site. After finishing this course successfully, you will understand:

    • OSHA’s requirements for the safe handling and storage of building materials, equipment and containers
    • General safe work practices for manual and mechanical materials handling
    • Safe lifting procedures
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080