Hand Safety

No matter what kind of work you do, you probably use many tools in your job. In many instances, your hands are the tools for the job and the rules you’d employ to take care of other tools also apply to your hands. The first step in preventing hand injuries is to know the hazards involved in your job and how to avoid them.

What does this course cover?

  • Identify common hazards to the hands.

  • List methods and devices used to prevent hand  injuries.

  • Describe the differences in hand protection devices (gloves).

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of hand safety.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • OS and H Act, Section 5 (a) – General Duty Clause

  • 29CFR 1910 Subpart I – 1910.132 Personal Protective Equipment, General Requirements

  • Occupational Safety and Health Standards – 29 CFR 1910.138 General Requirements for Personal Protective Equipment – Hand Protection

  • Occupational Safety and Health Standards – 29 CFR 1910.212 General requirements for all machines. – Machinery and Machine Guarding

  • 1910.269 – Line Clearance/Tree Trimming

  • American National Standard for Hand Protection – Selection Criteria: ANSI/ISEA 105-2005

Duration: 20 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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