Handling and storing of materials involves diverse operations such as driving a loaded lift truck, using a hoist and slings, manually carrying products, and stacking materials.
The efficient handling and storing of materials is vital to the mining industry. These operations provide continuous flow of raw materials, supplies, parts, and assemblies through the workplace, and ensure that materials are available when needed. The improper handling and storing of materials can cause painful and costly injuries.
This course addresses handling and storing of materials using manual and machine methods (focusing on forklifts), and material disposal.
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