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Tools are so much a part of our lives that it's easy to forget how dangerous they can be. Every year, hand and power tool accidents result in thousands of serious injuries and hundreds of deaths. To avoid these types of accidents employees need to know how to handle their tools safely, but this can be a difficult task, since every tool has its own unique set of hazards.
To help address these problems, this program is designed to present fundamental information on the safe use of hand and power tools. Topics include tool inspection, keeping tools sharp, controlling hazards in your work area when working with tools, personal protective equipment, avoiding ergonomic-related injuries, using tools for their intended purpose and preventing shock from electric tools.