Overview & Objectives
The Materials Handling for Construction online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level safety course focusing on the prevention of injury by adhering to established regulations regarding safe use and maintenance, rigging of equipment, and the proper disposal of debris and other associated construction-related waste. Additionally, participants can expect training covering manual and mechanical material handling, hand-powered tools, and necessary equipment safety.
Exceed Safety’s Materials Handling for Construction online training is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the equipment, systems, and procedures needed to prevent workplace accidents and mitigate risk. Participants can also expect to learn the legal requirements for ensuring safety to the highest standard in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:
- Introduction to materials handling
- Manual handling techniques
- Non-powered handling equipment
- Power industrial trucks
- Cranes, hoists & rigging
Storage and disposal
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:
- Materials handling
- Mechanical material handling
Who Is This Course For?
The Materials Handling for Construction online training from Exceed Safety is designed for those within the construction industry who are responsible for the safety of their jobsite in accordance with OSHA regulations and standards. Individuals who will specifically benefit from this course include the following:
- Construction workers
- Construction managers
- Construction supervisors
Features & Benefits
Exceed Safety’s Materials Handling for Construction online training teaches participants the importance of materials handling, storage, use, and disposal. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:
- Understand why adhering to OSHA requirements for safe handling and storage of materials is imperative to jobsite safety
- Know applicable safe handling and disposal methods as established by OSHA
- Be aware of the relevant specific OSHA requirements for safe materials handling
In Person Training
Participants in this in-person class can expect to be engaged with discussions, collaboration from other members of the course, team building experiences, and interactive learning. All our instructors have years of experience in the field and are highly qualified and skilled. We offer some classes via Zoom (just give us a call for more information). Some classes can be combined with virtual-blended learning, as well.