Hand tools play a big role in construction work. Because they are used so commonly, it is easy to forget how dangerous they can be when used incorrectly or maintained improperly. This course explains the importance of safely using and maintaining hand and power tools and identifies common hazards and how to avoid them.
*Flash player may be required to play this course
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize safety hazards associated with non-powered hand tools, and identify how to avoid those hazards by safely using the appropriate tools for work tasks
- Identify the safety hazards associated with the different types of powered hand tools, and recognize the safety precautions you need to take to control or avoid those hazards.