Safe Use of Portable Hand Tools - OSHA StandardsDownload as PDF
Safe Use of Portable Hand Tools - OSHA Standards
LO1: Discuss the different types of portable hand tools used in industry
LO2: List the legislation applicable to portable hand tools
LO3: Describe workplace controls for portable hand tools
LO4: Explain why hand tools can be hazardous
LO5: Describe the potential hazards of hand tools and why injuries happen
LO6: List the basic safety rules for working with hand tools
LO7: List the PPE required to use hand tools
LO8: List the three energy sources for portable power tools offshore
LO9: Explain the pros and cons of each power tool energy source
LO10: List the potential hazards of portable power tools
LO11: Describe the safety devices fitted to portable power tools
LO12: Describe the safe operation of power tools
LO13: Explain the prevention of hazards through maintenance
LO14: List the safety rules for the operation of power tools
LO15: Explain how operators control risk in relation to power tool operation
Oil & Gas Industry
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.
This course provides an awareness of how to safely use portable hand tools. You will learn about the associated legislation and types of tools commonly used in the oil & gas and energy industry, looking in detail at both manual and powered hand tools.
You will gain an understanding on the potential hazards and associated injuries, along with practical advice and knowledge on the rules and preventative measures that you should take to reduce risk and operate safely in the workplace.
Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard/procedure/condition or piece of equipment is introduced into the workplace or “unscheduled” refresher training is recommended as directed to address inadequacies in knowledge and to address unsafe acts/deviations from procedures.