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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.
Who must take this course?
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.
This course does not cover hand and power tools standards for construction, logging operations, commercial diving operations, or shipyard, marine terminals and longshoring.
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It will take a MINIMUM of 1 hour to complete this online general industry Hand and Power Tool safety training 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.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a OSHA Hand and Power Tool Safety (General Industry) training printable certificate and wallet card.
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 then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.1 CEUs (or 1 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our online OSHA Hand and Power Tool Safety (General Industry) training course consists of content, graphics, audio, non-scored quiz questions, and a final exam.
This hand and power tool safety training program covers OSHA Hand and Power Tool Safety standards, focusing on General Industry 29 CFR 1910 Subpart P. This course is targeted to employees who use hand and power tools in the workplace. No prerequisite knowledge is required.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About this course
- Hazards overview
- OSHA overview
- Hand and power tool hazards
- Hand tool hazards
- Power tool hazards
- Tool safety
- Hand tool safety
- Power tool safety
- Power tool cord, line, cable, and hose safety
- Electrical tool safety
- Pneumatic tool safety
- Hydraulic tool safety
- Liquid fueled tool safety
- Powder-actuated tool safety
- Safety for tools that use other power sources
- Rotating equipment safety
- Rotating equipment safety and machine guards
- Machine guards
- Abrasive wheels and tools safety
- Jack safety
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.