Hand and power tools can be very hazardous in construction and have the potential for causing severe injuries when used or maintained improperly. Special attention toward hand and power tool safety is necessary in order to reduce or eliminate these hazards. This course is designed to present to employees and employers a summary of the basic safety procedures and safeguards associated with hand and portable power tools.

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Modules: 6
Hours: 5
Sectors: Construction


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  • Key Topics

    • Recognizing Hand and Power Tool Hazards
    • Ergonomics of Handling Tools
    • Selecting the Right Tools
    • Safe Use of Electrical, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Tools
    • Abrasive Wheel Safety Requirements
    • Fuel-Powered and Powder-Actuated Tool Safety
    • Nail and Spray Gun Safety
    • Abrasive Blasting Tool Safety
    • Tool Replacement and Storage
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Manager
    • Contractor