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Part IV: General Rules
Receiving and Storing Operations

  1. In opening boxes or crates, use an appropriate tool for the container you are opening.
  2. Store heavy materials on bottom shelves and light material on top. Do not stack items too high and do not stack hard goods on soft goods. Hang flat articles such as brooms and mops.
  3. Load carts safely.
  4. Store all chemicals and hazardous materials in areas designated for such use. For further instructions, see the next section in this manual on the storage and handling of chemicals.
  5. Ensure lighting is adequate in storage and receiving areas. Call Operations at 5-8728 to report lights that are out.

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