Material Handling

How to Properly Stack and Store Materials Safely There’s hardly a workplace that doesn’t handle or store materials. Manually handling objects—that is, carrying, unpacking, stacking or storing materials by hand—has its risks. Lifting objects can cause injuries from strains and sprains. Improper storing and handling of material and equipment can result in materials striking or [...]

By | 2016-10-31T14:42:28+00:00 October 27th, 2014|Material Handling|0 Comments

Material handling overview

Overview Hazards involving material handling can lead to serious worker injuries and even death. In particular, workers are at risk for back injuries and muscular strains as well as injuries from being struck by, caught between or crushed by tools, materials, equipment or vehicles. Proper material handling prevents these kinds of injuries. Employers are responsible [...]

By | 2016-10-31T14:42:28+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|Material Handling|0 Comments