Hand and Power Tools

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: November 18th, 2011
Topics: Power Tools |

Retrieved from: Occupational Safety & Health Administration


This booklet is designed to present to employees and employers a summary of the basic safety procedures and safeguards associated with hand and portable power tools. Material in this booklet is based on the standards of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; this booklet, however, should not be considered as a substitute for the full safety and health standards for general industry (published in Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 1910, Subpart P), or for the construction industry (published in 29 CFR Part 1926, Subpart I).
These are also available on the World Wide Web at www.osha.gov.