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Cal Hand and Power Tools for Construction

    Cal Hand and Power Tools for Construction

    Course Overview

    Cal Hand and Power Tools for Construction is an online safety course covering various hazards, basic safety procedures and safeguards associated with hand and portable power tools. This course is not a substitute for the full safety and health standards for general industry or for the construction industry. You will be informed of Cal/OSHA’s requirements for hand and power tools in addition to ANSI and NIOSH safety standards.

    Intended Audience

    This Cal Hand and Power Tools for Construction online course is intended for California workers who use, select, maintain and inspect hand and portable power tools.

    • California-based Employees
    • California-based Supervisors
    • California-based Managers

    Learning Objectives

    This online safety course presents the "Why" and the "Need" for hand and portable power tool safety by providing case studies and lessons learned. This Cal Hand and Power Tools for Construction course covers the guards and techniques to use in reducing the potential for injury. In addition, you will be informed of the five basic safety rules to prevent needless injuries associated with hand and portable power tools on the job site.

    Course Topics

    • Overview of Hand and Power Tools
    • Introduction to Hand and Power Tools in California
    • Types of Mechanical Hazards
    • Precautionary Measures
    • Types of Tools
    • Case Study- Power Tool Electrocution
    • Types of Tools
    • Case Study- Portable Grinder Accident
    • Pneumatic Tools
    • Liquid Fuel/Powder- Actuated Tools
    • Case Study- Power Tool Fatality
    • Hydraulics and Mixers

    INDUSTRY TERMS

    • Cal/OSHA
    • PPE

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s Cal Hand and Power Tools for Construction online safety course describes the hazards, safety procedures, safeguards and the importance of inspection and care of hand and portable power tools. When you have successfully completed this course, you will:

    • Know control options
    • Understand basic procedures and safeguards
    • Know the correct selection, use, maintenance, inspection and care of hand and power tools
    • Use the right tool for the job
    • Use appropriate PPE
    • Read and understand manufacturer instructions for safe operation of your tools
    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080