Introduction|Tool Maintenance|Protecting Yourself|Personal Protective Equipment|Tools that ‘Fit’|Power Tool Safety|Preventing Kickbacks|Review
Tools have the potential to cause eye injuries, burns, sprains, abrasions, or even amputations. Power tools are especially dangerous since they expose workers to multiple hazards at once. Tools can also cause hearing loss, back injuries, and respiratory problems. As a construction worker, it is crucial to understand how to care for your tools, and how to keep yourself safe on the job. This online training course discusses the general safety practices one should use with hand and power tools: the importance of tool maintenance, using the right tools for the right job, knowing how to operate tools, and wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment. By viewing this online course, your employees will understand the hazards associated with hand and power tools to result in faster, safer work.