Hand & Power Tools – Construction*

Controlling Hazards

  • Recognizing the hazards of hand and power tools
  • Ways to prevent contact with hazardous moving parts of tools and equipment
  • Wearing personal protective equipment
  • Using safety switches
  • Basic safety precautions to follow when using tools

Using Hand Tools

  • Take a look at safety precautions when using hand tools
  • Inspecting tools
  • General best safety practices
  • Using wrenches, pliers, hammers, and screwdrivers
  • Maintenance and storage of hand tools

Types of Power Tools

  • Learn about the specific hazards and safety precautions when working tools
  • Electric
  • Fuel powered
  • Pneumatic
  • Hydraulic
  • Powder-actuated
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