Material Handling Committee

The Material Handling Committee (MHC) responds to requests from and suggests topics for review to the ES&H Division Director. The committee also proactively initiates improvements to the lab's material handling safety policies and procedures. In particular, the MHC is responsible for:

  • Provide recommendations to the Laboratory Director (through Director-ES&H) on the development and implementation of policy, program code, and regulatory interpretation.
  • Provide a forum for the Jefferson Lab community to seek information on material handling needs.
  • Review and recommend changes in the following established training:
    • SAF 202 Personal Fall Protection (Clarity Net)
    • SAF 302 Aerial Work Platform Operator Training
    • SAF 403 Overhead Crane Operator Qualification
    • SAF 403X Overhead Crane Operator Qualification Extension
    • SAF 502 Forklift Operator Training
    • SAF 502A Forklift Operator Recertification (Clarity Net)
    • SAF 502B Forklift Attachments
    • SAF 703J Qualified Journeyman Rigger
    • SAF 702M Qualified Master Rigger
    • Provide assistance in evaluating unique hazards as requested.
  • Provide assistance in evaluating unique hazards as required
  • Review incidents for determination and communication of lessons learned in conjunction with ES&H programs.
  • Maintain the charter for this committee to reflect the lab's needs
  • Other assignments directed by Director-ES&H and Lab Director




Minutes of Meeting

Handling Safety Improvement Report - 2005