Warehouse Safety (WHS-1.2)
- Recognize lifting hazards and safe lifting techniques
- Recognize the hazards and proper use of mechanical material handing equipment
- Recognize safe material handing and storage
In the United States alone, there are more than one million warehouse workers. These workers are exposed to many hazards, including forklifts, chemicals, and heavy loads. By knowing common risks and how to avoid them, you can greatly reduce the chance of being injured on the job. After you successfully complete this course, learners should be able to recognize lifting hazards, safe lifting techniques, and safe material handling and storage. They should also be able to recognize the hazards and proper use of mechanical material handling equipment.