07/03/2003

Hand and Portable Power Tool Safety

WorkCare points out the fact that we often overlook some of the biggest hazards
in general industry - hand and portable power tools. These simple, everyday
tools can be very helpful in getting a job done faster. At the same time, hand
and portable power tools can one of the biggest hazards your employees may
encounter and can cause serious injury if not used and maintained properly.

A comprehensive Hand and Portable Power Tool Safety Program is necessary to
reduce or eliminate many of the hazards associated with hand or power tool
usage.

WorkCare provides advice on the following topics as well as quite a lot of
helpful links:

- Falling Hazards

- Flying Objects

- Cuts and Abrasion Hazards

- Electrical Burns and Shocks

- Slips, Trips and Falls

Further Information


AplusA-online.de - Source: WorkCare