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Hand and Power Tools Awareness for Construction

Level: Introductory
Duration: 0 Hours 30 Minutes
Course ID: CLK0849
CEUs: 0.10

The Hand and Power Tools Awareness for Construction online safety course from ClickSafety is an introductory-level training in which participants will learn about the types of tools used during construction. Participants can expect to learn according to OSHA’s hand and power tool regulations for avoiding accidents and preventing injuries.

ClickSafety's Hand and Power Tools Awareness for Construction online course is explicitly designed to educate participants about the hazards of using hand and portable power tools on the construction site. Taught per OSHA regulations, participants can expect to learn about the proper selection, use, maintenance, inspection, and care of hand and power tools. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Identifying the types of tools used during construction, including:
    • Hand tools
    • Power tools
    • Pneumatic tools
    • Fuel Powered tools
    • Hydraulic tools
    • Power actuated tools
  • Describing the hazards of working with tools, including:
    • Misuse and maintenance
    • Burns, cuts, and fluid injection
  • Safe use of different types of tools
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Accountability for meeting safety tool requirements

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the course include the following:

  • Hand and power tools
  • Portable power tool safety
  • OSHA CFR 29 1926 (construction)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • National Institute Organization for Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

The Hand and Power Tools Awareness for Construction online safety course is designed specifically for personnel who use, oversee, and work around hand and power tools, including:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction foremen
  • Construction superintendents
  • Construction crew leaders
  • Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) team members
  • Those with safety responsibilities in the construction workplace

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

ClickSafety's Hand and Power Tools Awareness for Construction course teaches the proper use of hand and power tools and stresses the importance of safe usage and handling. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Know the hidden dangers and hazards of using hand and power tools within a construction work environment.
  • Understand the importance of hand and power tool safety procedures to protect from injuries and mitigate risk.
  • Know how to select and use the right hand and power tools for specific job types.
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CEU Requirements

To receive CEU credit for taking this course, you must:

• Pass the knowledge checkpoints and complete the entire course.
• Complete the course evaluation form at the end of the course.

Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate showing the CEUs earned.