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Hand and Power Tool Safety Training 2023

Ended Jun 30, 2023

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Full course description

Course Introduction

IUEHS has developed this training for all Indiana University departments that operate and/or maintain hand and power tools.  All departments, supervisors, and affected employees are expected to adhere to the Indiana University Hand and Power Tool Program and OSHA 29 CFR 1910.241, 242, 243, 244, and 266.


This training is intended for Indiana University community members only.  If you need to complete this training as a guest user, you may request access to the course at

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the safe handling and use of hand and power tools.

Module Topics Include

  • Basic Tool Safety Rules
  • Potential Hazards
  • Hand Tool Precautions
  • Power Tool Precautions
  • Electrical Cord Precautions
  • Portable Abrasive Wheels
  • Guards
  • Pneumatic Tool Safety
  • Compressed Air
  • Power-Actuated Tool
  • Jacks

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 15 minutes

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU departments that operate, own and/or maintain hand and power tools