Overview: Hand and power tools are a common part of our everyday lives and are present in nearly every industry. These tools help us to easily perform tasks that otherwise would be difficult or impossible.
However, these simple tools can be hazardous 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.
Standard(s) Covered: 1910 – Subpart P, 1926 – Subpart I
Attendees will be able to:
After completing this course, you will be able to:
• Recognize the hazards associated with different types of tools
• Discuss the basic safety rules for operating hand and power tools
• Identify methods to prevent injury from specific hand and power tools.