Materials Handling Course


Material Handling Course teaches users how to handle drums and containers, including toxics, avoiding accidents by examining unsafe and unhealthful conditions, recognizing potential hazards associated with the task at hand, and avoiding personal injury from manually and mechanically moving material.  Hazards, storage, definitions, and requirements are also covered.


Who Should Take This Course?

This course is a good fit for anybody that will handle drums and containers, work on or near cranes or does any form of earth moving, transports or moves materials, specifically hazardous materials, loading dock and shipyard workers, workers in the pest management field and many more.

Topics Covered Include

  • Hazards
  • Hazard Controls
  • Requirements
  • Definitions
  • Cranes
  • Hoists & Auxiliary Equipment
  • Storage
  • Excavation Equipment