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Course Title:
Materials Handling Training

Course Description:
Materials Handling Training is a 1 hour session presented by the Safety Specialist and covers topics related to working safely while handling materials. The training will cover:

  • Preventing back injuries
  • Back Anatomy
  • What goes wrong
  • Stretching for safety

Who Must Attend?
All employees who are required to handle materials as part of their job duties must attend this training.

When Must Initial Training be Completed?
Initial training must be completed within 30 days of hire.

How Often Must I Attend a Refresher Course?
Refresher training is required under the following conditions.

  • An employee demonstrates the need for retraining.
  • An employee has an accident or near-miss accident pertaining to materials handling.

Trainer Contact Information:
Safety Specialist at 401-863-1645

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Last updated on 10/16/2006