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HAND AND POWER TOOLS. CONTENTS. General Requirements Power Tools Pneumatic Tools Hand Tools Powder/Cartridge Actuated Tools. OVERVIEW. Hand and power tools have become vital components in nearly all tasks we do.

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HAND AND POWER TOOLS


CONTENTS

  • General Requirements

  • Power Tools

  • Pneumatic Tools

  • Hand Tools

  • Powder/Cartridge Actuated Tools


OVERVIEW

  • Hand and power tools have become vital components in nearly all tasks we do.

  • For this reason, training on the correct use of hand and power tools is essential.


OBJECTIVE

In the following sections we will look at both general and specific requirements to be followed when using hand and power tools.


EMPLOYEE PROTECTION

  • Use of hand tools around electrical equipment

  • Use of hand tools when working from elevations

  • Do not use cheater bars

  • Do not pull towards your face


EMPLOYEE PROTECTION

  • Never hold a tool while it is being struck by someone else

  • Always use the correct tool for the job

  • Report any damaged or defective equipment


EMPLOYEE PROTECTION

  • Be comfortable with the equipment you are using

  • Ensure all power has been isolated before changing or repairing any parts of the equipment


EMPLOYEE PROTECTION

  • Always inspect equipment before use

  • Storage of equipment

  • Safe Plan of Action (SPA)


POWER TOOLS

  • Inspect before use

  • 110v

  • Heavy duty power tools must have second handle

  • Secure all material being worked on

  • Extension cords


POWER TOOLS

  • Ensure guards are in place

  • Raising / lowering power tools

  • Emergency Off (EMO) foot pedals

  • PPE requirements

  • 220v cables must be braided

  • Identified by company name


PNEUMATIC TOOLS

  • Follow manufacture’s guidelines

  • Inspect equipment before use

  • Ensure good connection to air supply

  • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) requirements

  • Identified by company name


HAND TOOLS

  • Screwdrivers

  • Hammers

  • Pliers

  • Wrenches

  • Chisels / Punches

  • Pry Bars

  • Files

  • Knives


SCREWDRIVERS

  • Selection / Inspection / Rejection (SIR)

  • Do not use a pry bar

  • Never hold your work in your hand

  • Do not hammer on the end of a screwdriver

  • Insulation rating for electrical work


HAMMERS

  • Selection / Inspection / Rejection (SIR)

  • Do not “choke” the hammer

  • Never allow someone to hold an object you will be hitting with a hammer


PLIERS

  • Selection / Inspection / Rejection (SIR)

  • Avoid using pliers on hardened surfaces

  • Do not use for tightening or loosening nuts and bolts

  • Never pull towards your face


WRENCHES

  • Selection / Inspection / Rejection (SIR)

  • Never pull towards your face

  • Ensure snug fit

  • Do not use cheater bar


CHISELS / PUNCHES

  • Selection / Inspection / Rejection (SIR)

  • Use the correct hammer and keep your focus

  • Beware of mushroomed heads

  • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

  • Proper storage


PRY BARS

  • Selection / Inspection / Rejections (SIR)

  • Bite of the bar

  • Maintain good balance

  • Check the work area

  • Do not use cheater bar


FILES

  • Selection / Inspection / Rejection (SIR)

  • Ensure handles are fitted

  • Do not use as pry bars

  • Storage


KNIVES

  • Selection / Inspection / Rejection (SIR)

  • Retractable blades

  • PPE requirements

  • Cut away from your body

  • Do not use your leg as a rest


POWDER / CARTRIDGE OPERATED TOOLS

  • Selection / Inspection / rejection (SIR)

  • Specific training requirements

  • Manufacturing guidelines

  • PPE requirements

  • Signage

  • Do not leave tools loaded

  • Proper storage


CONCLUSION

  • Please SIR

  • Follow general requirements

  • Training

  • Never hold a tool while it is being struck by someone else

  • Report any damaged or defective equipment

  • Portable power tools (110v)

  • 220v cables must be braided


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