Online Self-paced

Foundational: Safety
201 Hand and Power Tool Safety

CourseCode: SOC-SAFETY201
Length: 2 Hours

Target Audience
Intermediate Level

The class Hand and Power Tool Safety provides guidelines for the safe use of common hand and power tools. Employees should never remove any safety guards from a tool’s point of operation unless authorized. Tools must be regularly cleaned and maintained, and all blades must be kept sharp. The worksite must be kept organized, clean, and dry. All tool applications require PPE, including eye and other protection. Before working, employees must consult the owner's manual and be familiar with how the tool functions. Employees must also use the right tool for the job and follow the work practices that are specific to each type of tool.When employees use proper safety guidelines when handling hand and power tools, their employers benefit from reduced accidents on the job and lowered costs caused by work-related injuries. Safe handling of tools also increases work quality. After taking this class, users should be able to describe the safe use and care of hand and power tools.

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Courses Ascending
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Intermediate: 201 Hand and Power Tool Safety
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