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Power Tools Safety

The Power Tools Safety Course is aimed to give the candidates orientation on the Power tools handling and correct techniques to use it.

Learning Objectives

  • State general hazards associated with hand and portable power tool use and the safety practices for protecting against these hazards
  • Define the different sources
  • List hazards specific to hand tools, and explain how to prevent them
  • Identify appropriate safety practices for electric and pneumatic tools
  • Explain proper use of liquid-fueled and powder-actuated tools
  • Identify safety requirements for using portable abrasive wheel tools
  • Describe proper use of operator controls and guards
  • Explain when tools must be inspected, and what actions to take if damage is found