Global Safety Principles: Hand and Power Tool Safety
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Millions of workers in a variety of industries use handheld tools every day. While hand and power tools are useful to get the job done, they can turn a normal work day into a tragedy. In this course, you'll learn about the general basic safety rules when using tools. You'll also learn how to identify hazards and safety controls associated with hand tools. Then you'll be introduced to general safety guidelines as well as specific precautions for using power tools. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety, a global professional services company focusing on health and safety. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.