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Material Handling: Safe Stacking and Storage

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Course Format
Advantage™  Advantage™
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32 to 64 minutes
Video Format
Standard Definition
Devices Supported
Browsers Supported
IE Desktop
Required Plugins
MasteryNet Player
Lesson Interactions
Quiz Questions
Interactive Producer
Mastery Technologies, Inc.
Original Content Producer
Aspen Publishers
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"Safe Stacking and Storage" is a must see for all shipping, receiving, warehouse, and material handling workers. This training covers in detail the four basic rules for safe stacking and storage.

This training will teach your workers how protect themselves and the materials they handle by using sound stacking and storage techniques.

Advantage™ This course is in the Advantage™ format, to read about Advantage™ features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

For all shipping, receiving, warehouse, and material handling workers.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Safe Load
  • Proper Clearance
  • Container Shape
  • Container Contents
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Build a safe load.
    • Compare the load's weight to safe stacking placement and height.
    • Describe the safe base rule.
    • Define cross-tying.
    • Identify when cross-tying should be used.
  • Judge proper load clearance.
    • Explain the concept of proper clearance.
    • Identify areas that should always be kept clear.
  • Recognize the dangers of improper clearance.
    • Describe consequences of ignoring clearance needs during storage.
    • Explain how hazardous materials can affect clearance space.
  • Consider the shape when storing containers.
    • State the storage technique for round containers.
    • State the storage technique for cartons or boxes.
  • Locate information on stacking and storage.
    • Identify ways to gather information about stacking and or or storing procedures.
  • Explain the dangers from improper storage.
    • Evaluate why materials should be stacked neatly and securely.
  • Identify risks of storing materials.
    • Assess the importance of knowing container contents.
    • Describe common hazards from improper storage of hazardous materials.
    • Evaluate personal responsibility for safety.
  • Identify hazardous contents.
    • Locate information about container contents.
    • Describe how to use labels properly.

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