Hand and power tools are a very common part of our everyday lives. While they are very useful, they can also be very dangerous. Anyone that has had a wrench slip from a bolt and scraped their knuckles or hammered their finger instead of the nail knows the pain that can occur from a simple mishap. Unfortunately, more serious injuries can and do occur with the use of such tools. By being more aware of the possible dangers and hazards of working with such tools and knowing how to protect yourself, you can more easily avoid or eliminate tool-related accidents.
Your safety is the main concern of OSHA and your employer. Rules and regulations are established for your benefit. You should work together with your employer to help create safe working procedures. Any unsafe working condition or tool should be reported immediately to your supervisor.
This Employee Training Booklet is a supplement to our Hand & Power Tool Safety Training Kit w/DVD. The training booklet is 16 pages with a 20-question quiz and covers the following information: