Hand & Power Tool Safety in Construction Environments

Hand & Power Tool Safety in Construction Environments

Updated Jul 18, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Understand the hazards that are associated with using hand and power tools.
  • Be able to identify hand and power tool hazards on your job site.
  • Know the equipment and safe work practices you can use to avoid injuries when working with hand and power tools.
Course Description

Course Description

MARCOM's interactive course on Hand & Power Tool Safety in Construction Environments discusses hand and power tool hazards, and show employees the equipment and safe practices they can use to prevent injuries on a job site.

Hand and power tools allow construction workers to perform tasks that they could never do without them. But tools can also be dangerous. Injuries involving hand and power tools send almost half a million people to the emergency room every year, and cause a significant number of fatalities as well. Areas covered in the course include hand and power tool hazards, tool inspection and maintenance, personal protective equipment (PPE), using electric power tools safely, preventing kickbacks, reducing hazards in a work area and more.

Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today.  The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood... and retained. 


Course Duration

30 minutes