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Hand & Power Tool Safety

Online Training Certification Course

29 CFR 1910 Subpart P

From the highest rated and most trusted online training company - since 2008.

This hand and power tool safety training course covers OSHA Hand and Power Tool Safety standards, focusing on General Industry 29 CFR 1910 Subpart P. Employees should be trained in the proper use of all tools and be able to recognize the hazards associated with different types of tools and required safety precautions.

This course is for:
The potential of serious injury exists from the misuse of hand and powered tools. It is therefore recommended that all "General Industry" employees who work with and around hand and portable powered tools take this safety training course.

Case Study: In February 2018, a metal worker in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, was using a handheld grinder when the grinding disc burst. The employee was struck in the face and head, suffering lacerations, contusions, and the loss of vision in one eye.

Key Takeaway: Using the same tools day after day without incident doesn't mean the tool can't hurt you. Had the employee been wearing required head and face protection, it is unlikely that he would have lost vision in one eye. The lesson: Take time for safety every time.

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Governing Regulations

This online course satisfies the safety training requirements for OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart P Hand and Portable Powered Tools and Other Hand-Held Equipment. As well as the section of 29 CFR 1910.266 (Logging operations) that pertains to hand and portable powered tools for logging employees.

What You'll Learn

    Hand and Portable Powered Tool Safety
  • Hand Tool Overview
    • Portable Powered Tool Overview
    • Injury and Fatality Statistics
    • Applicable Regulations
    • Key Terms
    Requirements for Using Portable Tools
  • Guarding of Portable Powered Tools
  • Other Guard Requirements
  • Switches and Controlss
  • Electric Tools
  • Pneumatic Tools
  • Liquid Fuel Tools
    Portable Grinders
  • Portable Abrasive Wheels
  • Mounting and Inspection of Abrasive Wheels
  • Explosive-Actuated Fastening Tools
  • Maintenance of Explosive-Actuated Fastening Tools
  • High-Velocity Tools
  • Explosive-Actuated Fastening Tools: Loads and Fasteners
    General Operating Requirements for Explosive-Actuated Fastening Tools
  • Misfires
  • Power Lawnmowers General Requirements
  • Walk-Behind and Riding Rotary Mowers
  • Walk-Behind Rotary Mowers
  • Riding Rotary Mowers
  • Jacks
  • Operation and Maintenance of Jacks
    Chainsaws and Other Logging Tools
  • General Requirements
  • Chainsaw Requirements
    Employer and Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Employer Responsibilities-Equipment
  • Employee Rights
  • Employee Responsibilities
    Additional Resources

It will take a MINIMUM of 1 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course. Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity than you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

OSHA has not specified any time frame for required retraining or recertification for Hand and Power Tool Safety. Since there is no OSHA standard dealing with this specific hazard the OSH Act general duty clause, section 5(a)(1), 29 U.S.C. 654(b)(1) defines the standard which provides that:

(a) Each employer -

(1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.

A recognized hazard is a danger recognized by the employer's industry or industry in general, by the employer, or by common sense. The general duty clause does not apply if there is an OSHA standard dealing with the hazard, unless the employer knows that the standard does not adequately address the hazard.

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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It was a good experience and extremely interesting.

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muy buen text para familiarisarnos mas con las herramientas

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Easy to read along with and clear voice

Matthew A Verified
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Good stuff

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love it

Saul P Verified
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Learning proper ways will enhance my way of seeing the use of the tools

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Excelente me sirvió de mucho

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