How to Use Hand and Power Tools and Powered Machinery Safely

This 3 minute safety training video covers: How to properly operate hand and power tools, how to inspect your tools for any damage before using them, what are the general safety practices that you should always follow, what are the correct tools to use for the job, what appropriate PPE to wear for the work that you are doing, when to use a machine safely, how to avoid hazards when using hand and power tools and powered machinery, how to safely handle your tools.

Video Transcript

The first rule of powered tools safety is to avoid danger by staying out of the things you can’t control. Avoid using any tool until you’ve been trained to use it properly. Know its limitations and hazards; know how to use all controls and how to spot a problem. Be aware of how you hold the tool. Before you use any tool check for a working guard. Be sure to wear a right personal protective equipment before you work with any power tool. Find out what kind of PPE is right work your work and inspect it every time you use it and wear it every time it’s required.