Hand, Power Tools Safety

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  • Power Tool Safety
  • Power Tool Safety
  • Hand Power Tools

Target Audience
Novice or Experienced Person Working with Hand and Power Tools. Site Specific and On Site Training Available.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the Qualifications and Regulations, for the Safe Use of Hand and Power Tools
  • Understand Safety Procedures and Proper Operating Techniques with Tool Operations
  • Identify and Explain All Major Components and their Functions
  • How to Complete a Daily Pre-Use Inspection


  • WorkSafeBC Rules, Regulations and Requirements
  • Hand and / or Power Tool Components and Functions
  • Understand Grip Force and Ergonomic Tools(Selecting the Right Tool for the Job)
  • Safety Tips for Hand and Power Tools
  • Work Site and Tool Hazards
  • Safe Operation of Tools
  • Required Safety Features
  • Pre-Shift Inspections
  • Operational Hazards
  • Safe Work Practices and Procedures Specific to Your Work Site

Required Time

  • 8 Hour Course – Theory and Practical
  • Re-Certification Dependent on Class Size 4 Hours (approx.)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Theory (Require 80% for Pass)
  • Student Demonstration (Require 80% for Pass)

Understand the Following

  • The Rules, Regulations and Standards Governing the Use of Hand and/or Power Tools
  • The Hazards Associated When Using Hand and/or Power Tools
  • The Importance of Completing and Documenting a Pre-Use Inspection
  • Understanding the Rejection Criteria for Each Hand and/or Power Tool
  • Selecting the Right Tool for the Job to Limit the Possibility of Injuries

Delivery Method

  • Theory – Manuals, Powerpoint, and Videos
  • Practical – Student Demonstration and Assessment

This course follows WorkSafeBC Regulations and the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations (OHSR). Also, including Canadian Standard Association (CSA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

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