Regulatory Training: Safe Stacking, Packing and Storage

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Safe Stacking and Packing and Storage

Safe Stacking and Packing and Storage

Course outcomes: Safe Stacking

Floors and supporting surfaces
Stake holding structures
Pallet construction and loading
Stacking different types of goods
Rules for destacking
Segregation of stock
Fire safety
Storage inspections
Safe stock movement
Training of employees

  • Floors and supporting surfaces: Understanding the importance of stable and solid surfaces for safe stacking and storage.
  • Stake holding structures: Learning about different structures that can hold and secure stacked goods.
  • Pallet construction and loading: Gaining knowledge on how to properly construct and load pallets for safe storage and transport.
  • Stacking different types of goods: Learning the specific considerations when stacking different types of goods.
  • Rules for destacking: Understanding the safe procedures for destacking goods.
  • Segregation of stock: Learning how to properly segregate stock for safety and efficiency.
  • Fire safety: Understanding the fire safety considerations in stacking, packing, and storage.

Purpose of the course:  
The learners will be able to identify the best practice for stacking goods.

The Regulatory Training: Safe Stacking, Packing and Storage is important for several reasons:

  • Safety: Improper stacking and storage can lead to accidents, injuries, and even fatalities in the workplace. This training helps to prevent such incidents by teaching best practices for safe stacking and storage.
  • Efficiency: Proper stacking and storage can improve the efficiency of a warehouse or storage facility. It allows for easier access to items, better use of space, and quicker inventory turnover.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Many industries have regulations regarding the safe stacking and storage of goods. This training helps ensure that your organization is in compliance with these regulations, avoiding potential fines or penalties.
  • Damage Prevention: Improper stacking and storage can lead to damage to the goods being stored. This training helps prevent such damage, saving the organization money in the long run.
  • Employee Confidence: When employees are properly trained in safe stacking and storage, they can perform their jobs with more confidence. This can lead to increased job satisfaction and productivity.

Target group:  Store person Supervisor Manager 

Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.   

SAQA unit standard aligned :
This is a non-accredited course, it forms part of the unit standard 120325