This course is designed to acquaint you with some of the requirements and important safety practices when using hand and power tools in the workplace. Special attention is given to choosing tools properly to prevent ergonomic injuries, and electrical safety guidelines necessary in order to reduce or eliminate shock hazards.

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Modules: 2
Hours: 1
Sectors: All Industries


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  • Key Topics

    • Hand Tool Safe Work Practices
    • Ergonomics
    • Selecting the Right Tool
    • Symptoms of Hand and Wrist Injury
    • Single and Double-Handled Tools
    • Handle Edges and Surfaces
    • Proper Hand Tool Use
    • Replacement and Storage
    • Machine Guards
    • Personal Protective Equipment, Clothing, And Grooming
    • Operating Switches and Controls
    • Extension Cord Use
    • Grounding and Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs)
    • Double-Insulated Tools
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor