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Hand Tools Safety and Technique

Hand Tools are the most common equipment used throughout industry. However the correct, efficient and safe use of Hand Tools is sometimes lacking in the workplace.

Because everyone has had some experience with basic hand tools we are all aware of the wide range of uses to which they can be applied.
This is because they are essentially simple machines designed with basic mechanical principles in mind. You provide the energy and they do the work.

About the course:

The aim of the Hand Tools Safety and Technique program is to show the proper use and care of a number of basic hand tools. This program shows techniques and safe work practices relating to a wide range of basic Hand Tools including:

  • Types and correct applications for Wrenches
  • Proper and safe use of pipe Wrenches
  • A look at the wide range and types of Screwdrivers and their safe and correct usage
  • The correct pair of Pliers for a particular task
  • Hammers, their types and how to use them safely and correctly
  • The correct use of Hacksaws and Blade types

Who it’s for:

This program is aimed at all users of basic Hand Tools, whether they be students or experienced trades people who may require a refresher on safe and correct usage.

Video Running Time:
15 minutes

Course Contents

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Safety Training Video

On-demand safety video accompanied by supplemental material to form a complete safety video training program.

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Facilitator's Guide

Accompanying documentation includes facilitator’s framework, video transcript, exercises and a multiple-choice assessment questionnaire.

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Safety Assessment

Course includes a 10-part multiple-choice safety quiz. Participants can take the assessment as is, or the questions can be modified to suit your requirements.

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Course Certificate

Participants can print a completion certificate and training progress is stored centrally in Safetyhub to track your participant engagement KPI.

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