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Course Title:   Manoeuvre materials safely by hand

Description:   The training places a major precedence on the benefits of improving your work tasks. It also contains on risk factors, types of ergonomic improvements, and effective training and sets out a proactive action plans. The plan helps you identify problems, set priorities, make changes, and follow up

Duration:                1 Day

Audience:               Warehouse Workers, Safety Representatives, Supervisors, General Workers

  • PPE 

    • Preventing injuries with the right clothing.
    • The importance of proper foot protection with steel-toed boots and rubber soles.
    • Proper gloves and the various materials that is right for different jobs.
    • Other gear needed for certain tasks such as Hard Hats, Eye Protection, Hearing Protection, and even Respirators.
  • Ergonomic Injuries  

    • Proper ways to twist and bend while working to avoid strain.
    • Avoiding repetitive motions that lead to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other sever conditions.
    • Working carefully and efficiently to avoid careless mistakes.
    • Looking for special warning signs and making plans accordingly.
    • Determining the best way to handle, lift, and manage various loads.
    • Proper lifting techniques that help to avoid back, neck, and leg injuries.
    • How to communicate properly when executing a Team Lift.
  • Equipment 

    • When to use Handling Aids like hand trucks, carts, and other special equipment.
    • Loading a hand truck, carts, or other Handling Aids properly.
    • Scissor-Lift tables and how to use them correctly.
    • Loading pallets to prevent common warehouse injuries, and using Pallet Trucks
  • Course Notes 

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

    • Recognize the dangers involved in Materials Handling.
    • Take proper steps according to OSHA guidelines to prevent accidents.
    • The OSHA-approved PPE to wear while handling materials.
    • Proper lifting techniques to avoid injury.
    • Handling aids that will make jobs easier