To stay healthy at work, you need to take safety seriously and use tools the right way. You and your employer both have a responsibility to build a safe work environment and apply hand and power tool best practices. Within this course, you’ll discover best practices that you may already know, and others that you may not. Even if you are an expert, you can never learn too much when it comes to safety. This course is designed to give you the knowledge needed to identify hazards, assess risks, and prevent worksite injuries associated with common hand and power tools.
By the end of this training session, you should be able to:
Identify the various symptoms and injuries that can arise from misuse of hand and power tools
Explain the roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
Develop strategies to improve safety when handling tools of any kind
Understand safe handling techniques and methods to prevent injuries
Recognize the best practices for handling a wide array of hand and power tools
We’ll cover the basics of hand and power tool safety in the following seven chapters:
Chapter 1: Worksite Tool-Related Injuries and Hazardous Energy
Chapter 2: Employee and Supervisor Responsibilities
Chapter 3: Common Hand Tools
Chapter 4: Power Tool Safety Considerations and PPE
Chapter 5: Electric Power Tools
Chapter 6: Pneumatic and Hydraulic Tools
Chapter 7: Fueled Power Tools
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 80 minutes.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.