Mining Materials Handling Safety.

12 – 16 August 2024
Sandton Centre, Johannesburg South Africa

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R 17,999.00 per delegate

Public R14, 999.00

Online R10, 999.00

Course overview:

This Material Handling and Storage Safety Training course provides Participants with a clear understanding on safe material handling at surface mines, mills, or plants. Very much ideal for supervisors and general workers, the students are trained to identify various hazards at mine sites, follow safe work practices for mechanical and manual operations and safe material storage, with focus being given on forklifts and material disposal methods.

Every miner has the responsibility to ensure that their workplaces are health and safety compliant as per the government regulations. Mine employers play a major role in ensuring that workers are well informed about the risks and dangers, instructed well to follow regulations and supervised to prevent untoward incidents. The supervisors must ensure that workers are properly trained, protected from hazards.

Course Objectives:

The program offers participants a broad outlook on safe material handling at mining sites, mills and plants. Students are trained to use various safety and health procedures to remain safe and informed of safety procedures and regulations. Students learn to identify various hazards while handling mining materials and storing procedures to minimize mishaps, dangers and disasters.

Who Should Attend:

  • This training can be given to those who face hazards and risks in surface mines, mills or plants
  •  It is advisable that every employee including the safety personnel, supervisors, manages and transporters.

Topics Covered:

  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Materials Handling Safety for Mining
  • Materials Handling Definitions
  • Classification of Hazards
  • Manual Handling of Materials
  • Hazards of Manual Materials Handling
  • Safe Practices for Manual Handling of Materials
    • Safe Practices for Manual Handling of Materials-Housekeeping
    • Safe Practices for Manual Handling of Materials-Loading, Transporting, and Unloading
    • Safe Practices for Manual Handling of Materials-Moving Trailing Cables
    • Safe Practices for Stacking and Storage of Bags and Bundles
    • Safe Practices for Stacking and Storage of Barrels, Drums, and Kegs
    • Safe Practices for Stacking and Storage of Brick and Stone
    • Safe Practices for Stacking and Storage of Lumber
    • Manual Handling of Materials-Injury Prevention
  • Factors Associated with Back Disorders
  • Injury Prevention
    • Injury Prevention Ergonomics-Safe Lifting Practices
    • Injury Prevention Ergonomics-Lifting Lightweight Items
    • Injury Prevention Ergonomics-Tripod Lift
    • Injury Prevention-Driving
    • Injury Prevention-Reaching
    • Injury Prevention-Sitting
    • Injury Prevention-Standing
    • Injury Prevention-Shoveling
    • Injury Prevention-Sleeping
    • Injury Prevention-Using a Push Broom
    • Injury Prevention-Stretching and Exercise
    • Injury Prevention-Personal Protective Equipment
  • Mechanical Handling of Materials
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Cranes
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Forklifts
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Platform Lift Trucks
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Motorized Hand Trucks
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Hoists (general)
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Electrical Hoists
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Air Hoists
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Hand Operated Hoists
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Jacks
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Railroad Cars
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Slings
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Powered Industrial Trucks
    • Mechanical Handling of Materials-Powered Trucks for Special Atmospheres
  • Safety Precautions (General)
    • Safety Precautions-Operations and Maintenance
    • Safety Precautions-Visibility
    • Safety Precautions-Clearances
    • Safety Precautions-Surface Conditions
    • Safety Precautions-Pedestrians
    • Safety Precautions-Training and Evaluation

End of the workshop



While both In-House and Online training can present with cost-effectiveness and time-efficacy, there are some very specific differences between in-house courses and those based online.
The demand for additional courses by individuals or groups of people is increasing. Still, it depends entirely on the preferences of a person what type of training he or she wants to receive. Online courses and in-house training carry some similarities but they are considered to exhibit some very pivotal differences too. Despite that, both types of learning can be really beneficial for attendees.

For Registration and other Training arrangements,
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