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Course Title:   Movement of People and Materials safely

Description:   Participants of this training will be able will be able to monitor, report and advise on the application of safety and health principles regarding the movement of people and materials in and around a working place. The course will build on capabilities like manifesting the structural safety principles and considerations in a working place, demonstrating the safe manual handling, mechanical handling and handling of material by means of motorised equipment.

Duration:             1 Day

Audience:            All employees

  • Structural safety principles and considerations. 

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    • Incidents related to movement of material and people.
    • Requirements pertaining to floors and traffic routes in the workplace.
    • Requirements pertaining to stairs, ladders, moving walkways and catwalks.
    • Requirements pertaining to windows, doors, gates and walls.
    • Requirements pertaining to teagal openings, ore draw points, elevated work areas and storage platforms
  • Safe manual handling. 

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    • Types and size of material that can be manually handled safely.
    • Types of injuries that can arise from manually handling.
    • Techniques used to manually handle material.
    • Environmental conditions that will have an effect on the person’s ability to manually handle.
    • Physical and psychological effects, which must be considered when handling materials.
    • Training requirements, equipment and tools for handling material in a workplace.
    • Personal protective equipment, tools and equipment which should be used when handling.
    • Positioning of the human body in relation to the material being handled.
  • Requirements pertaining to the mechanical handling of material. 

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    • Types of conveyors.
    • Principles of conveyor guarding.
  • Motorized Equipment. 

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    • Safe operation of motorized equipment.
    • Training people in the safe operation of motorised equipment and movement.
  • Course Notes 

    Learner will be capable to understand and explain relevant aspects of the following:

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    • Explain that languages have certain features and conventions, which can be manipulated and they can also apply this knowledge and adapt language to suit different contexts, audiences and purposes. Knowledge of formats, conventions, protocol and context is also acquired through this training