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Module 8 - Material Handling

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Price: $60.00


Material Handling


An introduction to the correct methods of moving materials manually and moving materials using machinery.

Upon the completion of this module, you will understand how to:

1. Describe the methods for storing materials manually.
2. List the potential injuries that can occur when moving materials manually.
3. List the proper lifting techniques technicians should follow to avoid injuries.
4. Describe the safety precautions that should be followed when operating various material handling equipment.

Topic 1: Material Storage and Moving Materials Manually

* Topic Introduction and Objectives
* Chemical Safety
* Material Storage
* Moving Materials Manually
* Safety Tips When Moving Materials
* Potential Injuries During Manual Movement of Material
* Lifting Safely
* Preventative Exercises
* Lifting Techniques
* Check-Point Question: Safety Tips for Moving Materials
* Topic Summary

Topic 2: Material Handling Equipment

* Topic Introduction and Objectives
* Hand Trucks and Carts
* Pallet Jacks
* Forklifts
* Guidelines for Powered Industrial Trucks
* Leaving Forklifts Unattended
* Cranes
* Precautions When Operating a Crane
* Rigging
* Rigging Rules
* Check-Point Question: Safe Rigging
* Slings
* Precautions When Working with Slings
* Check-Point Question: Slings and Forklifts
* Rope and Tackle Blocks
* Check-Point Question: Precautions Related to Equipments
* Topic Summary
* Assessment


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