This set of FIBC safe handling guidelines has been provided by the Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association as part of our commitment to educating the public on how to safely handle FIBCs / Bulk Bags.  The guidelines address some common situations but always consult your FIBC / Bulk Bag supplier regarding your specific application and handling environment.

FIBC Safe Handling Content:

  • General Guidelines
  • Filling & Emptying*
  • Handling by Forklift, Crane or Hoist*
  • Storage & Transportation*

*Pictograms included


  • Poster Size:  17″x 22″  (432 x 559 mm)
  • Folded Size:  8.5″ x 11″  (216 x 279 mm)
  • Material:  100# Gloss White Paper
  • Print:  Color
  • Language:  English

The non-member regular price is $5.00 USD per copy.  FIBCA members can purchase copies using a discount code provided to current members.  Membership and discount eligibility will be verified prior to shipment of an order.