Skip to content

Material Handling


Handling and storing materials involve diverse operations and the efficient handling and storing of materials are vital to industry. Since injuries can result from improperly handling and storing materials, workers should be aware of accidents that may result from the unsafe or improper handling of equipment.

SKU: N/A Categories: ,


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Material Handling standards include general industry 29 CFR 1910 and construction 29 CFR 1926.  40 CFR 264.175 and 49 CFR 173.3 are also applicable.

 Government Regulations:

29 CFR 1926 Subpart O Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment

29 CFR 1926.251 Rigging Equipment for Material Handling

29 CFR 1926.61 Retention of DOT Markings

29 CFR 1910 Subpart N Materials Handling and Storage

29 CFR 1910 Subpart N Hazardous Materials

29 CFR 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks

40 CFR 264.175

49 CFR 173.3

 Who Needs this Training?

Any employee who lifts, carries, loads or transports martials in any form must receive the proper training. A formal training program shall teach workers how to recognize and avoid materials handling hazards.

 Dangers of Remaining Uncertified

Improper handling and storing of materials can result in costly injuries from repetitive motion injuries to damaged units.

 Included Topics

Introduction – 0:39

Topic 1: Storing Hazardous Materials – 6:56

Topic 2: Hazards Associated with Material Handling – 1:44

Topic 3: Preventing Hazards – 2:02

Topic 4: Employer Requirements – 0:24

Topic 5: Conveyors – 1:50

Topic 6: Slings – 1:15

Topic 7:

Cranes Part 1 – 4:29

Cranes Part 2 – 6:15

Topic 8:

Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) Part 1 – 5:18

Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) Part 2 – 6:07

Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) Part 3 – 5:11

Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) Part 4 – 1:26

Summary – 0:23

 Course Layout

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

 Course Duration

A minimum of 50 minutes is required to complete this course.

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

Material Handling

English, Spanish


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.