Materials Handling Practices for Construction (US)



Materials Handling Practices for Construction (US)

Materials Handling Practices for Construction (US) Knowing how to use materials handling equipment properly and ergonomically can help you avoid injuries. In this course, you will learn about types of equipment and associated safe practices. You will also learn safety and health principles that you can apply to your work. This course is ideal for all employees in the construction industry.


What You Get

Official DOL OSHA card – shipped within 2 weeks

Who Should Take the Training?

Entry level workers

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Course Access

Courses available 24/7 on any device

Course Structure

At your own pace, save progress as you go

Standards Covered

OSHA 29 CFR 1926


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a Materials Handling Practices course?

A Materials Handling Practices course is a training program that teaches individuals how to safely and efficiently move, store, and handle materials and equipment in a variety of workplace settings.

Who should take a Materials Handling Practices course?

This course is recommended for anyone who works in an industry where materials handling is a part of their job, such as manufacturing, warehousing, construction, or transportation.

What are the benefits of taking a Materials Handling Practices course?

By taking this course, individuals can learn proper techniques for lifting, carrying, and storing materials, which can help prevent injuries and improve workplace efficiency. It can also help individuals comply with safety regulations and reduce the risk of accidents.

What topics are covered in a Materials Handling Practices course?

A typical course may cover topics such as manual lifting techniques, proper use of equipment (such as forklifts and pallet jacks), warehouse layout and organization, hazard identification and prevention, and OSHA regulations.

Are there any prerequisites for taking a Materials Handling Practices course?

No, there are usually no prerequisites for this course. It is suitable for individuals with all levels of experience and knowledge.

How is a Materials Handling Practices course delivered?

This course can be delivered in a classroom setting, online, or through a combination of both. It may also include hands-on training and demonstrations.