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Materials Handling Course

E-Training’s Material Handling Course teaches users how to handle drums and containers, including toxics, avoiding accidents by examining unsafe and unhealthful conditions, recognizing potential hazards associated with the task at hand, and avoiding personal injury from manually and mechanically moving material.  Hazards, storage, definitions, and requirements are also covered.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is a good fit for anybody that will handle drums and containers, work on or near cranes or does any form of earth moving, transports or moves materials, specifically hazardous materials, loading dock and shipyard workers, and many more.

Topics Covered Include

  • Hazards
  • Hazard Controls
  • Requirements
  • Definitions
  • Cranes
  • Hoists & Auxiliary Equipment
  • Storage
  • Excavation Equipment

Why etraintoday.com?

Employee Progress Tracking

Our customized progress tracking software will automatically provide up to date information on where your employees are within a course.

Mobile Delivery

We believe that training should be delivered where and when the customer needs it. That’s why, in addition to standard computer access, our courses can also be taken on tablets and smart phones.


A well-designed and thought out course increases student engagement and retention. The quality of the content and delivery of our online training is second to none.


The owners of etraintoday.com have over 25 years of experience delivering high caliber training in the safety field, certifying many thousands of students.

Ease of Use

You don’t have to be a computer whiz to take our training! We’ve made enrollment and course access as easy as possible, so that you can quickly get to what’s important – the training.

Customer Service

It is important to us that our customers get any questions or issues answered quickly. We guarantee that our staff will be accessible and responsive, whether by phone or email.


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