Materials Handling & Storage for General Industry

Course Description

This course specifies the materials handling and storage procedures developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to reduce injuries resulting from mishandling or improper storage.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1910.176; 29 CFR 1926 Subpart H


1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Objectives

  1. Understand general material handling concepts
  2. Service multi-piece and single-piece rim wheels
  3. Identify powered industrial trucks
  4. Maintain overhead and gantry cranes
  5. Understand the safety requirements for crawler, locomotive, and truck cranes
  6. Identify different types of slings
  7. Understand the requirements for inspecting derricks
  8. Recognize the safety requirements for helicopter operations
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Course Content

  1. Using Material Handling Equipment
  2. Tire Servicing Equipment
  3. Wheel Component Acceptability
  4. Safety Operating Procedure
  5. Powered Industrial Trucks
  6. Overhead and Gantry Cranes
  7. Crawlers, Locomotives and Truck Cranes
  8. Crawlers, Locomotives and Truck Cranes
  9. Slings
  10. Derricks
  11. Helicopters
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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