Materials Handling Safety

Lifting injuries can be costly and painful, yet they are the most common workplace mishaps. Injuries can be avoided with proper training. There are specific methods properly for lifting, carrying, and using machinery when handling all types of materials. Workers learn the important ways to protect themselves when lifting heavy objects. They learn to safely carry objects of any shape or size. The video models the use of lifting aids. This video also demonstrates the types of PPE often utilized when handling materials. Accidents with forklifts and other machinery can be costly, therefore knowing what to watch out for helps avoid property damage and injuries. This course is designed to train material handlers to be vigilant and cautious on the job. Use this video to enable workers to protect themselves and the companies they work for through proper material handling habits.