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Power Tool Awareness

Intended Audience

This course is designed for any construction workers who uses, selects, maintains and inspects hand and portable power tools.

  • Construction Workers
  • Construction Supervisors
  • Construction Managers

Why Take This Course

By completing ClickSafety’s Power Tool Use and Guarding online safety course, you’ll be better prepared to identify various hazards, basic safety procedures and safeguards for operating hand and portable power tools. Case studies review tool-specific accidents and help illustrate key points for hazard protection. Upon successful completion, you will:

  • Understand the proper method for safely handling specific tools
  • Analyze case studies to identify proper preventive measures for accidents
  • Know the hazards of working with hand and portable power tools
  • Be able to recognize hazards and know basic safety procedures

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Power Tool Use and Guarding
  • Case Study on PPE & Hand Tools
  • Types of Mechanical Hazards
  • Precautionary Measures
  • Types of Tools
  • Case Study on Power Tool Electrocution
  • Case Study on Portable Grinder Accident
  • Pneumatic Tools
  • Liquid Fuel and Powder-Actuated Tools
  • Case Study on Power Tool Fatality
  • Hydraulics and Mixers