The course is designed as a training course for warehouse workers, focusing on many hazards and injuries that are likely to be encountered in warehouse operations. Warehousing has become an increasingly hazardous area in which to work. OSHA identifies public storage and warehousing as one of several industries with a high lost time claims rate. Injuries may occur (and be prevented) related to forklifts/PITs, materials handling, warehouse distribution issues, slips, trips, falls/ walking and working surfaces, improper lifting, ergonomics, insufficient hazard communication (new GHS), guarding floor and wall openings, exit routes, emergency action and fire prevention plans.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- PSSHF General Industry Certficiate Program : Electives
- PSSHF Maritime Certificate Program : Electives
- SHS Entertainment, Accommodations, & Gaming Certificate Program : Electives
- SHS General Industry Certficiate Program : Electives