Hand and Power Tool Safety – Canada


Tools are such a common part of our lives that it’s difficult to remember that they may pose potential hazards to our safety. This course will teach employees the importance of hand and power tool safety and how to achieve it. Employees who successfully complete this course should learn the common hazards of different types of hand and power tools, including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and abrasive-wheel tools and how to minimize or eliminate those hazards. This course is intended for general industry employees in Canada who, as part of their regular work duties, are required to use or work around hand and power tools. This course is provided to assist the employer in meeting the requirements of OHS laws.