Power Tool Use And Guarding For Construction

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Power Tool Use And Guarding For Construction Course

Power Tool Use And Guarding For Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 0 Hours 45 Minutes

Location: Online or In Person

Overview & Objectives

The Power Tool Use and Guarding for Construction safety course from Exceed Safety is an intermediate level online training in which participants will learn hand and power tool safety procedures as dictated by OSHA, American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Participants will review the proper use of various hand and power tools, as well as case studies highlighting hazards and proper precautionary measures. Additionally, the course includes best practices for ensuring safe working conditions.

Exceed Safety’s Power Tool Use and Guarding for Construction online training reviews the correct forms of personal protective equipment (PPE) needed for various hand and power tools. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction to power tool use and guarding
  • Case study on PPE and hand tools
  • Types of mechanical hazards
  • Precautionary measures
  • Types of hand and power tools
  • Case study on power tool electrocution
  • Case study on portable grinder accident
  • Liquid fuel and powder actuated tools
  • Case study on power tool fatality
  • Hydraulics and mixers in the construction environment

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:

  • Power tool use and guarding
  • Hand and portable power tools
  • OSHA
  • ANSI
  • PPE

Who Is This Course For?

The Power Tool Use and Guarding for Construction course is designed for those in the construction sector who use, select, maintain, and/or inspect hand and portable power tools. Individuals who will specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction supervisors

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Power Tool Use and Guarding for Construction intermediate-level training helps prepare participants to identify various hazards, safety procedures, and safeguards for operating hand and portable power tools in the construction workplace. Through case studies and classroom-style learning, participants will review tool-specific information to help illustrate key points for hazard protection. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the proper method(s) for safely handling specific tools
  • Know how to analyze case studies in order to identify proper preventative measures for accidents
  • Know the possible hazards of working with and around hand and portable power tools
  • Be able to recognize workplace hazards, basic safety procedures, and how to mitigate risks

In Person Training

Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.