This course provides all the essential information needed for understanding how to use power tools safely, touching on general safety and the avoidance of common injuries. The Handling Power Tools course integrates visual representations to ensure the most detailed approach to understanding the functions and hazards of commonly used power tools in various industries.
Welcome This course will help you understand how to safely handle power tools
There are a few general rules to follow that will help you and your co workers stay safe while using power tools. Let's jump right in and look at the first rule you should follow!
Always inspect your tools...
Never issue or use a damaged or defective hand or power tool. Always make sure they are in good working order before and after each use.
A simple frayed wire or loose guard could cause a serious injury.
You can't find the correct PPE for a quick task to finish up your work for the day, what should you do?
# Keep your workspace clean A cluttered floor can lead to accidental trips or falls which can be extremely dangerous when working with hand and power tools.
From the list below which procedures do you think are most important? Scrolling to see more answers ...
Injuries can be caused by user error, accidents, or from manufacturer’s defects in the tool.
On the next slide we will see the price you pay if you do not follow proper safety procedures!
Which do you think is the most dangerous power tool from the list below? Rated by number of visits to the ER/year
as an engineer it is so important that how much you are handling with.