Hand & Power Tools

CATEGORY:
Construction

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course gives you a basic understanding about OSHA’s role in prevention and elimination of work-related illnesses and injuries. Hand and power tools are a part of our everyday lives and 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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

· To understand OSHA standards and rules associated with hand and power tools

· To explore guarding technique or principles that apply to hand and power tools

· To identify the precautions that are essential for safe use

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduction
  • General Requirements
  • Hazards of Hand and Power Tools
  • Types of tools
  • General precautions

REGULATORY REQUIREMENT:
Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

SEAT TIME:
This course has been approved for 1 hour.

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

TESTING:
Quizzes - All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson.
Final Exam- Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.