Safe work with hand and power tools
Working Safely with hand and power tools.
As a requirement of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998, Employers must ensure that equipment provided for use at work, is suitable for the task for which it will be used, maintained in a safe condition and used in a safe manner.
This awareness course is designed to assist employees in understanding how to meet these requirements.
Course duration: 1/2 Day (4 hrs)
Course objectives: To provide delegates with information on the safe selection, use, inspection and care of hand and power tools.
Course Target delegates: new employees, persons who make use of Hand and Power tools during their work activities.
Delegates will gain an understanding of:-
Power tool classifications.
Power tool hazards.
Hand/arm vibration syndrome.
Selection of P.P.E.
Safe working principles.
Do's & don'ts.
Maintenance & inspection.
Checklists & records.
Delegates will complete a multi choice test paper and to demonstrate their understanding.
After completion, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance and Hand & Power tool Safety leaflet.