The Power Tool Safety Awareness for Construction course from OSHA Education School is an online course teaching the basics regarding hand and power tool safety, the types of tools used, dangers associated with power tools, and their uses and limitations. Because power tools can cause injuries and accidents with improper use, participants will learn the importance of safety concerns prior to use. This course will inform participants about proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and OSHA’s safety regulations governing the use of power tools.
OSHA Education School’s Power Tool Safety for Construction course as an introductory-level online safety course designed to teach participants the dangers and hazards involved in the use of power tools. If not properly maintained and used, power tools can cause serious workplace hazards and injuries, so participants will learn the importance of maintaining a safe work environment. Specific course topics include the following:
Introduction to power tool safety
Common types of power tools
Considerations regarding power tools in construction
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following: