Material Handling Basics

Material Handling Basics

180 Skills
Updated May 28, 2020

Material handling plays an important role in today’s workplace. It involves moving physical objects from one location to another. However, handling and storing materials isn’t without risk. In fact, mishandling materials is the single largest cause of accidents and injuries in the workplace. Recognizing potential hazards and following basic safety precautions can help reduce the likelihood of injuries or fatalities.