Regulatory Training: Safe Usage of Hand and Power Tools

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Course outcomes:  Hand & Power Tools Safety

Participants on completion of this course will know and understand:
Types of hand and power tools
Selecting the right tool for the job
Utilizing power and hand tools
Maintaining hand and power tools, Hand & Power Tools Safety

Purpose of the course:  

Identify and select, utilize, and maintain hand tools on a construction site.


Training in Safe Usage of Hand and Power Tools is important for several reasons:

  1. Safety: Hand and power tools can be dangerous if used improperly. Training teaches workers how to use these tools safely, reducing the risk of injuries.
  2. Efficiency: Proper use of tools can improve efficiency and productivity. Training helps workers use tools correctly and effectively.
  3. Maintenance: Tools need regular maintenance to stay in good working condition. Training includes instruction on proper tool maintenance.
  4. Regulatory Compliance: Many industries have regulations regarding the safe use of tools. Training ensures that workers and businesses comply with these regulations.
  5. Cost Savings: Proper tool use and maintenance can extend the life of tools, leading to cost savings.

In summary, training in Safe Usage of Hand and Power Tools is a crucial part of workplace safety and efficiency. It’s not just about using the tools, but using them safely and effectively. It’s an essential investment in worker safety and productivity.

Target group:  
The team who work in the civil construction industry

Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.   

SAQA unit standard aligned :
Unit standard 12877 Use and maintain Hand tools on a Construction Site.
Unit standard 12878 Use and maintain Power hand tools on a construction site.

This is a non-accredited course.