Hand Safety

Learning objectives

  • Identify common workplace hazards to the hands
  • List methods and devices used to prevent hand injuries
  • Describe the differences between various types of gloves used in the workplace

Course overview

This lesson will teach you about your hands' vulnerability to injury and safe practices to reduce or prevent work-related hand injuries. Note: This course does not address glove safety to comply with NFPA 70E and arc flash hazards.
  • 22 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish , French Canadian
Course Outline
  • Hand Hazards
  • Injury Prevention
  • PPE: Gloves
  • OS and H Act, Section 5 (a) - General Duty Clause
  • 29CFR 1910 Subpart I - 1910.132 Personal Protective Equipment, General Requirements
  • Occupational Safety and Health Standards - 29 CFR 1910.138 General Requirements for Personal Protective Equipment - Hand Protection
  • Occupational Safety and Health Standards - 29 CFR 1910.212 General requirements for all machines. - Machinery and Machine Guarding
  • 1910.269 - Line Clearance/Tree Trimming
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