Total Equipment Training – Material Handler Safety Training
Lift, carry, push or pull-but do it safely. Efficient and safe handling of materials is vital to the overall productivity of a job site by providing a continuous flow of parts and assembly. Unfortunately, the improper handling of materials often results in accidents and costly injuries. For this reason, it is critical that all employees learn the right and wrong way to handle materials on a job site as well as proper work practices and recognizing methods to eliminate accidents from occurring.
Our On-Site Material Handling Safety Training Program
Total Equipment Training offers a comprehensive, on-site material handling safety training program which covers all pertinent OSHA standards for material handling, material storage, and rigging. We tailor our program to meet your specific material handler and heavy equipment needs and provide your employees with the knowledge to safely operate the equipment and the ability to recognize possible hazards, as well as, implement a program to minimize those hazards.
All operators will receive classroom training and hands-on training by our qualified trainers. At Total Equipment Training, we will work with you to tailor our material handler program to be site-specific and fit your needs. Through classroom and practical training operators will learn:
Lift, carry, push or pull-but do it safely. Learn the right and wrong way to handle materials on a construction site.
- Cause of accidents and prevention
- Pre-use inspection
- Operator responsibilities
- Basic principles of the power unit and its systems
- Controls and preparation for travel
- Operating procedures
- Use of attachments (grapple, magnet) carrying the load
- Load Handling/Rigging
- Stockpiling, truck loading
- Safety requirements
- Post-use inspection
- Shut Down
- Hands-on performance testing
- Securing the machine
Are Your Employees in Need of Material Handling Safety Training?
At Total Equipment Training, our material handling trainers are experienced, thorough and the best in the industry. Our effective and efficient approach to material handler training sets us apart from other training programs. We bring our training program to your site, saving you time and money. In addition, our on-site material handling training can be customized to meet your organization’s specific needs and OSHA requirements. If you’re interested in one of our training programs, contact us today or give our office a call at (610) 321-2679!