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Intro to Warehouse Safety

Course Description

Warehousing is described as “A planned space for the efficient storage, handling, control, and distribution of goods and materials”. The warehouse industry is a busy, fast-paced, and labor-intensive line of work.

Language: English/Spanish

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Warehouse standard 29 CFR 1910.302 applies to warehouse operations and safe working environments.


Government Requirements:

29 CFR 1910.302

29 CFR 1910.308

29 CFR 1910.331

29 CFR 1910.335


Who Needs this Training?

All workers who work in a warehouse setting or perform job tasks at a warehouse should use this training to be aware of warehouse hazards and how to safely work in one.  


Dangers of Remaining Uncertified

All employees who remain untrained are at risk of minor to serious injuries on the job. Heavy boxes of materials, lifting, stacking, etc. can cause serious injuries if workers are not careful or trained in the proper way of handling materials in a warehouse.


Included Topics:

By the end of this course, we will have covered the following topics:

Introduction – 0:28

Topic 1: Introduction – 2:03

Topic 2: Forklifts – 3:55

Topic 3: Hazard Communication – 4:45

Topic 4: Material Handling – 3:14

Topic 5: Heat Illness – 2:37

Topic 6: Refrigerated Warehousing – 4:44

Topic 7: Conveyor Safety – 3:30

Topic 8: Slips, Trips, and Falls – 2:48

Topic 9: Ergonomics – 2:46

Topic 10: Loading Dock Safety – 2:43

Topic 11: Stress and Fatigue – 2:48

Topic 12: Emergency Action Plan – 3:25

Summary – 0:44

Course Layout
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes, and Final Knowledge Check

Course Duration
A minimum of 45 minutes is required to complete this course.

OSHA requires annual recertification for workers where occupational exposure takes place.

 Certificate of Completion
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.

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