Overview of Stone-Related Accidents

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Available Until: 12/8/2030

Non-Member Price: FREE

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This course is part the following course bundle.

Safe Slab Handling Course Bundle


The Safe Slab Handling Series was created by the Natural Stone Institute Safety Committee in order to create safe working environments for employees and customers.  This 8 part series will provide employers with the ability to review safety policies, provide education and prepare employees for work situations. 

Learning Objectives: After reviewing these safety slab handling videos, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the importance of a slab’s physical properties: size, weight, & center of gravity

2. Identify safety precautions that should be taken when moving a slab including the number of people that should be involved, number of slabs that can   be moved at one time, and the importance of the fall shadow.

3. Recognize a number of hazards that can occur and how to avoid them – including: slip/fall, crushing, wind and others.

4. Understand what equipment you will use / what you will wear / inspection

5. Understand that there is no place for complacency in the stone business.

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