Hand and Portable Powered Tools Course Description
This course looks at the various hazards associated with working with tools and identifies ways to prevent worker injury through proper use of tools and personal protective equipment. The employer is ultimately responsible for the safe condition of tools and equipment used by employees. Employers should never issue or permit the use of unsafe hand and power tools. Employees should be trained in the proper use and handling of tools and equipment. Workers should also be able to recognize the hazards associated with the different types of tools and the safety precautions necessary.