• Class and Course

    Safe Material Handling and Storage

    Course Objective

    • This program is to provide the participants with a comprehensive understanding of the describes basic concepts and principles of manual and mechanical materials handling, including moving, transferring, handling, lifting, and storing materials.
    • This program will provide practical guidance on how to identify and assess the hazards associated with the materials they will be handling and storing. This includes understanding the risks associated with different types of materials, as well as the risks associated with handling and storing them in different environments.
    • Classroom - Listening and contributing to discussions and exercises (group Discussions and workshops and exercises)
    Awarding Body
    • IIRSM-UK  Certificate ( Hazmat Advanced )
    Pass requirements:
    • Written exam with 60%

    • Hazards and control of material manual handling.
      • The hazards are inherent in manual material handling.
      • The hazards of loading, transporting, and unloading.
      • List factors associated with MSDs.
      • Best practice and control on manually handling materials.
      • The best practices for stacking materials.
      • Workshop No. 1.
    • Hazards and control of material manual handling.
      • The types of equipment used in mechanical handling.
      • The movement and non-movement of trucks
      • Types of forklifts of diesel, electric, gasoline, and LPS.
      • The safe practices when traveling when using a forklift.
      • The safe practices when driving on ramps and onto trucks, trailers, and railroad cars.
      • Requirements for lifting and lowering people using a forklift.
      • The safe work practices related to forklift traffic patterns
      • Case study No. 1.

    • Hazards and control of cranes and slings
      • The "rated capacity" with an example.
      • General safety measures for crane operation.
      • The hazards of working around a suspended load.
      • The signaling and work area control requirements.
      • The types of slings related to safe practices and use.
      • Case study No. 2.
    • Hazards and control of conveyors, housekeeping, and storage
      • The types and hazards associated with conveyors operation
      • The benefits of good housekeeping for material handling.
      • The staging hazards and solutions.
      • The general storage considerations for indoor and outside storage.
      • The storage and stacking requirements for steel, cylindrical material, sand, gravel, and stone.
      • The requirements for handling and storing drums.
      • The requirements for storing flammable and combustible liquids.

    • Middle manager, supervisor of the supply chain, maintenance, and operation.
    • Officer and labor of the supply chain, maintenance, and operation.
    • Truck operators.
    • Anyone in charge of material movement and storage.

    • Explain the hazards and control of manual handling
    • Explain the hazards and control of mechanical handling 
    • Describe the hazards and control of cranes and slings 
    • Explain the hazards and control of conveyors, housekeeping, and storage 

    • Not applicable

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