Portable Power Tools

If they are not handled correctly or maintained properly, portable power tools can pose a substantial risk to users. This Portable Power Tools program offers instructions and training for ensuring the safe use of power tools.

Goals of the Course

The aim of the course is to train students in using and maintaining portable power tools to prevent mishaps at the jobsite.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

The training applies to every OSHA employee, who intends to address emergencies disturbing the
sustained operations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office. This includes
employees handling hazardous waste material.

Learning Outcome:

The learning objectives of this course will entail:

Training Modules:

Module 1


Module 2

Types of Portable Power Tools

Module 3

Types of Hazards and Related Injuries

Module 4

Safety Regulations and Requirements

Module 5

Safety Features of Different Tools

Module 6

GFI Grounding System

Module 7

Preventive Measures

Module 8

Protective Equipment  

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

Quiz will be held at the end of each module to comprehend the knowledge of students about that
module and its relevant aspects. It is mandatory to pass all quizzes to be able to take final

Examinable Features

Completion time

Students are expected to complete all modules and pass final exam within 6 months of the initial registration
to receive course credits. A re-registration with complete course fee will be required after the expiration of this time period.
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