Hand & Power Tools

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.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1910 Subpart P; 29 CFR 1926 Subpart I


1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Objectives

  1. To understand OSHA standards and rules associated with hand and power tools
  2. To explore guarding technique or principles that apply to hand and power tools
  3. To identify the precautions that are essential for safe use
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Course Content


  1. Introduction
  2. General Requirements
  3. Hazards of Hand & Power Tools
  4. Types of Tools
  5. General Precaution
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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