Material Handling Safety - Online Training Course (010576)
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Material Handling Safety - Online Training Course

High-impact training covering the essentials of material handling safety. Online preview available. Read more.

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Product Codes: 48459, 51846

NOTE: This title incorporates necessary changes based on OSHA's "Walking-Working Surfaces" rule published November 18, 2016.


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Nearly all companies have to move and store materials. Depending on the type of materials and the mode of movement, there can be many hazards posed. Improper, inadequate, or unsafe handling of materials causes injuries and even death in many cases. Handling materials safely should be a primary goal of every employee.

This course is designed to help learners recognize the potential hazards related with lifting, moving, stacking, and storing materials and determine how to minimize the dangers associated with materials handling.

  • The J. J. Keller's Material Handling Safety eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Lifting & Moving
      • Lifting Hazards & Injuries
      • Moving Material Manually
      • Using Mechanical Equipment
    • Stacking & Storing
      • Racks
      • Pallets
      • Drums, Barrels, & Kegs
      • Flammable Liquids
      • Securing Material
    • Housekeeping
      • General Housekeeping
      • Safety Equipment
      • Aisles, Passageways, & Exit Routes
      • Correct & Report Hazards
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Recognize the hazards associated with improper, inadequate, or unsafe handling of materials
    • Apply proper techniques when lifting or moving materials manually or with the help of mechanical equipment
    • Describe the safest ways to stack and store materials
    • Discuss various housekeeping techniques to keep their work area safe
  • Intended Audience: Any employee required to move, stack, or store materials in the workplace.
  • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910.176(b), 1910.159(c)(10), 1910.101(b), 1910.106, 1910.110, OSHA's General Duty Clause, ANSI MH16.1
  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2016 (Rev. 1/17)
  • Available in English & Spanish

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System Requirements

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:


  • Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra) or higher
  • Mobile App: Android v7 — Nougat (8/2016) and above, iOS v11 and above
  • Persistent, high-speed internet connection with at least 1.5Mbps download speed
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
  • JavaScript must be enabled
  • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher


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  • Mac & Mobile App: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)

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