Thursday, December 14, 2017

Hand and Power Tools (Construction)

Overview :

Hand tools play a big role in construction work. Because they are used so commonly, it is easy to forget how dangerous they can be when used incorrectly or maintained improperly. This course explains the importance of safely using and maintaining hand and power tools and identifies common hazards and how to avoid them.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize safety hazards associated with non-powered hand tools, and identify how to avoid those hazards by safely using the appropriate tools for work tasks

  • Identify the safety hazards associated with the different types of powered hand tools, and recognize the safety precautions you need to take to control or avoid those hazards.

Audience

All construction employees.

Regulations

OSHA - 29 CFR 1926 Subpart I - Tools, Hand and Power

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method

Online


Features

This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Credits.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.