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Hand & Power Tool Safety in Construction Environments

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Course Format
  Video On Demand
Product ID
marchptc1_vod
Training Time ?
16 to 26 minutes
Language(s)
English,Spanish
Video Format
High Definition
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
8
Quiz Questions
10
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Marcom, Ltd
Overview

Hand and power tools help construction workers complete jobs quickly and efficiently, however, you need to know how to use these tools safely, otherwise you might injure yourself. The misuse of hand and power tools causes half a million people to visit the emergency room each year. Being aware of the tools’ hazards can help construction workers stay incident-free on the job.

This online training course teaches construction workers the hazards associated with hand and power tools. It also reviews the importance of inspecting and maintaining tools before, during, and after use. Workers will understand the types of PPE they should be wearing while working. This course reviews specific safety details associated to electric power tools. Finally, the course teaches how to help prevent power tool kickback and how to actively reduce hazards in work areas.

The course helps construction workers gain a deeper understanding of the hazards and precautions related to hand and power tools.

Audience

Construction Workers

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Hand and Power Tool Hazards
  • Tool Inspection and Maintenance
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Using Electric Power Tools Safely
  • Preventing Kickbacks
  • Reducing Hazards in Your Work Area
  • Conclusion

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