Materials Handling (Construction)

Materials Handling (Construction)

  • Covers OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart H regulations
  • Reach course completion in just 1 hour
  • 0.1 CEUs awarded upon completion
  • Developed for employees who handle materials on a construction site
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Developed by Certified Safety Experts
Certificate Upon Completion
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About This Course s-mod-info

Working on a construction site requires workers to handle, move, use, and dispose of the building materials utilized. Handling materials safely should be a primary goal of every worker on the site. Improper, inadequate, or unsafe handling of materials causes injuries and even death in many cases. This course provides an introduction to handling materials on the job site, including moving, storing, and disposing of materials.


This course is intended for all employees who handle materials on a construction site.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the OSHA regulations that apply to materials handling
  • Discuss safe storage and housekeeping practices for materials
  • Inspect rigging equipment for defects and damage
  • Recite basic crane safety, use, and inspection requirements
  • Explain basic conveyor use, hazards, and safety
  • Discuss basic forklift operations, safe practices, and training requirements
  • Dispose of waste material safely.

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