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Course Duration:

Approximately 45 minutes

Course Cost


Course Topics

  • Recognizing the hazards associated with different types of tools
  • Safety precautions
  • Guidelines for using and guarding tools
  • Preventing injury
  • Hand tools
  • Power tools including electric tools, abrasive wheels, nail guns, powder actuated tools, and gas powered tools

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Hand and Power Tool Safety Training Overview

Without tools, today’s construction industry could not function. No matter how simple or sophisticated tools are, they can all be hazardous if not used properly. This online Hand & Power Tools for Construction course explains the importance of hand and power tool safety in construction workplaces.

This course is intended for all general construction workers and covers regulations 29 CFR §1926.21(b)(2) and 29 CFR §1926.300(c).

Certificate Of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Assessment and Testing

Testing conducted throughout this online Hand & Power Tools for Construction course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

Leavitt Machinery offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.