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Material Handling Safety - Skill Group Pathway


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Full program description


Material handling, like other workplace activities, can pose a hazard to yourself and those around you. This course describes how to perform material handling tasks safely, whether you perform them manually or with the help of powered equipment, so that you can minimize the risk of injury.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand potential hazards while moving, stacking, and storing materials
  • Describe different types of powered equipment used for material handling
  • Recognize hazards associated with powered material handling equipment
  • Describe how cranes and rigging equipment are used to move material
  • List hazards associated with using cranes and rigging equipment

Estimated completion time (hours): 3.2