Hand Tools Safety OLE





 Hand Tool Safety will cover the proper safety measures for both hand tools and power tools. This will educate workers and create health and safety awareness while working with hand tools

Who Needs Hand Tool Safety Training?

All “general industry” workers assigned with responsibilities involving the use of tools.

Course Outline

Basics of tools

  • Definition
  • Uses
  • Two types of tools
  • OSHA requirements
  • Risk vs. Benefit

General hazards and safety rules

  • Hazards of hand and power tools
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Basic safety rules
  • Ergonomic solutions

Safety rules for hand tools

  • Definition
  • Examples
  • Hits/contacts

Safety rules for hand tools

  • Pliers
  • Wrenches
  • Hammers
  • Screwdrivers
  • Knives and blades

Safety rules for power tools

  • Electric
  • Pneumatic
  • Powder-actuated
  • Hydraulic
  • Liquid fuel
  • Portable abrasive wheel