Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Hand & Power Tools Safety Course Code 571
4 hour Training with 4 CEUs upon successful Completion
Target Audience:CEUs for Current License Holders, CEUs for Renewal of License, Water System Operators & Waste-Water System Operators
Personal Protective Equipment and Hand & Power Tools – an Overview of the Standards
The basic goal of the PPE training course is to ensure employers and employees know about hazards in their workplace and what PPE is available to protect themselves. Hand & Power Tools takes a look into the safety use of hand tools and powered tools including electrically powered, pneumatic, hydraulic and powder actuated tools and their machine guarding issues. This in turn will help to reduce the incidence of chemical source illness and injuries.
Personal Protective Equipment / Hand and Power Tool Safety Awareness pertains to the individual employees’ training requirements to receive information about the potentially hazardous conditions they may encounter in the workplace and the protective equipment that is available to help prevent accidents and injuries. Employees from office staff to operators that utilize simple hand tools to electrical powered equipment, They may all encounter or, unknowingly be exposed, to potential hazards. The Personal Protective Equipment section of this course is designed to establish safe work practices, help employees recognize hazards, and choose protective equipment specific to potential hazards while at work. This course is also designed to help employees recognize and eliminate unsafe conditions involving equipment and tools.