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Title: Hand and Portable Power Tools 29 CFR, Subpart P


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Hand and Portable Power Tools 29 CFR, Subpart P
2
Hazard Recognition
  • Tools are common in day-to-day life
  • Difficult to spot hazards due to familiarity
  • Most tools manufactured with safety devices
  • Users must inspect the tool daily
  • Often misused

3
Examples of Misuse
  • Using a screwdriver as a chisel
  • Using tools with loose handles
  • Wrenches with sprung jaws

4
Other Safety Factors
  • General housekeeping
  • Use of personal protective equipment
  • Spark shield and protection around flammables
  • Dont use tools near aisleways

5
Types of Power Tools
  • Electric
  • Pneumatic (air)
  • Liquid fuel
  • Hydraulic
  • Powder-actuated

6
General Power Tool Precautions
  • Never carry a tool by the cord or hose
  • Never yank the cord to unplug it
  • Keep cords and hoses away from heat, oil, and
    sharp edges
  • Disconnect tools when not in use
  • Make sure observers are at a safe distance
  • Secure work with a vise or clamp

7
General Precautions (cont.)
  • Keep tools sharp and lubricated
  • Do not wear loose clothes, ties, jewelry, etc.
  • Mark or tag all damaged tools with Do Not Use

8
Guarding Requirements
  • Belts
  • Gears
  • Shafts
  • Pulleys
  • Sprockets
  • Spindles
  • Drums
  • Fly wheels
  • Chains
  • Other moving parts

9
Guards Protect Against
  • Guards will provide protection for
    operators from the following hazards
  • Point of operation
  • In-running nip points
  • Rotating parts
  • Flying chips and sparks

10
Power Tools Requiring Momentary Switches
  • Drills
  • Tappers
  • Fastener drivers
  • Horizontal, vertical, and angle grinders
  • Disc and belt sanders
  • Reciprocating saws
  • Saber saws
  • Note These tools can have a lock-on switch
    that turns off with a single finger motion

11
Safety With Electric Tools
  • Operate them within their design limitations
  • Gloves and footwear are recommended
  • When theyre not in use, store them in a dry
    location
  • Do not use them in wet or damp locations
  • Work areas should be well lighted

12
Safety With Power Grinders
  • Always use eye protection
  • Turn off power when its not in use
  • Never clamp a hand-held grinder in a vise

13
Hazards From Pneumatic Tools
  • Being struck by attachments
  • Being struck by fasteners, etc.
  • Noise

14
Safety With Powder-Actuated Tools
  • Do not use in an explosive or flammable
    atmosphere
  • Inspect the tool prior to use
  • Never point the tool at anyone
  • Load the tool only when it is going to be used
  • Keep hands clear of the barrel end

15
Safety With Jacks
  • Set up a jack so that the base rests on a firm
    level surface
  • Make sure the jack is centered
  • Ensure that the jack head is against a level
    surface
  • Be certain the lift force is applied evenly

16
The Five Basic Rules for Power Tools
  • Keep all tools regularly maintained
  • Use the right tool for the job
  • Examine each tool for damage before use
  • Operate tools in accordance with the
    manufacturer
  • Provide and use the proper personal protective
    equipment

17
Quiz
  • 1. There are several types of power tools,
    including _____________________ and
    ____________________.
  • 2. It is okay to put a portable grinder in a
    vise as long as it is tightened securely. True
    or False
  • 3. Most hazards associated with hand tools are
    easy to spot because we very seldom would use a
    tool in day-to-day life. True or False
  • 4. Guards should offer protection from
    _______________, _____________, rotating parts,
    and flying chips or sparks.
  • 5. Tools requiring momentary on/off switches can
    never have a lock-on switch. True or False

18
Quiz (cont.)
  • 6. Never use electric tools in ___________
    conditions.
  • 7. When using grinders you should always wear
    eye protection. True or False
  • 8. Parts on tools that should be guarded include
    ____________, ____________, and ____________.
  • 9. Because powder-actuated tools use small
    explosive charges, it is okay to use them in
    explosive atmospheres. True or False
  • 10. When not in use, power tools should be
    __________________________________________.

19
Quiz Answers
  • 1. There are several types of power tools,
    including electric, pneumatic, liquid fuel,
    hydraulic, and powder-actuated.
  • 2. False. You should never place a portable
    grinder in a vice.
  • 3. False. The hazards are difficult to spot
    because they become so routine.
  • 4. Guards should offer protection from point of
    operation, in-running nip points, rotating
    parts, and flying chips or sparks.
  • 5. False. Tools requiring momentary on/off
    switches can have a lock-on switch if they can
    be activated with one finger.

20
Quiz Answers (cont.)
  • 6. Never use electric tools in wet conditions.
  • 7. True. You must always wear eye protection when
    using a grinder.
  • 8. Parts on tools that should be guarded include
    belts, gears, shafts, pulleys, sprockets,
    spindles, and drums.
  • 9. False. Powder-actuated tools should never
    be used in flammable or explosive atmospheres.
  • 10. When not in use, power tools should be
    disconnected.
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