15. Materials Handling

  1. Roger L. Brauer Ph.D. CSP, PE

Published Online: 23 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047175093X.ch15

Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition

Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brauer, R. L. (2005) Materials Handling, in Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047175093X.ch15

Author Information

  1. Tolono, Illinois, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471291893

Online ISBN: 9780471750932

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Keywords:

  • manual materials handling;
  • hand-operated materials handling vehicles;
  • elevators, escalators, manlifts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Manual Materials Handling

  • Jacks

  • Hand-Operated Materials Handling Vehicles

  • Powered Vehicles

  • Hoisting Apparatus

  • Ropes, Chains, and Slings

  • Conveyors

  • Elevators, Escalators, and Manlifts

  • Bulk Materials, Excavation, and Trenching

  • Storage of Materials

  • Exercises

  • Review Questions

  • Notes

  • Bibliography