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Updated March 2019

Specialist Oil & Gas training courses from Oil & Gas experts


Materials Handling and Storage (OSHA)

Handling and storing materials involves many operations and different equipment to transport various materials and all kinds of containers.The safe and efficient handling and storage of materials is vital in order to maintain a safe working environment and keep materials in a safe condition that satisfies regulatory and business requirements.In this course we look at the potential hazards and precautions to consider when materials handling, the safe use of mechanical handling equipment, the importance of safety procedures and formal training programs.

Approximate duration: 30 minutes.

Materials Handling and Storage

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Describe what material handling involves
  • Recognize hazards and the precautions to consider
  • Apply safe storage guidelines
  • Demonstrate safe use of mechanical handling equipment
  • Describe safety and health principles
  • Recognize the importance of training and education

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