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On-the-Job Safety Rules for Power Tool Operation.
NIOSH :2 pages
Safety precautions for working with power tools are listed and illustrated. Precautions relate to tool knowledge, proper tool selection, grounding of all tools, removal of adjusting keys and wrenches, a neat work area, use of machine guards, avoidance of accidental startup, use of recommended accessories, proper work clothes, use of safety glasses, proper work practices, and care of tools.
Hand-tools; Industrial-equipment; Accident-prevention; Safety-engineering; Safety-measures; Safety-equipment;
Power Tool Institute, Inc., National Association of Home Builders, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, NIOSH, 2 pages
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division