Warehouse Safety

Course Introduction

Did you know the fatal injury rate for the warehousing industry is higher than the national average for all industries?

Potential hazards for workers in warehousing include:

  •  Unsafe use of forklifts
  •  Improper stacking of products
  •  Failure to use proper personal protective equipment
  •  Failure to follow proper lockout/tagout procedures
  •  Inadequate fire safety provisions
  •  Repetitive motion injuries
  •  Lifting injuries

This interactive session covers the safety requirements specific to warehouse employees. The seminar is geared towards providing the participants with the motivation and knowledge needed to improve their safety performance.

Course Details

Topics include:

  •  Section 1- Warehouse Safety Stats
  •  Section 2- Protective Equipment
  •  Section 3- Forklifts and Pallet Jacks
  •  Section 4- Hazardous Materials
  •  Section 5- Fire Safety
  •  Section 5- Walking Surfaces and Ladders
  •  Section 6- Box Cutters and Knives
  •  Section 7- Manual Material Handling (Safe Lifting)