Point sharp tools (e.g., saws, chisels, knives) laying on benches away from aisles and handles should not extend over the edge of the bench top.
Maintain tools carefully.
Keep them clean and dry, and store them properly after each use.
Carry tools in a sturdy tool box to and from the worksite.
What is proper for the care of hand tools?
Hand tools: You can clean most hand tools by simply wiping them down with a rag. If they’re dirty, don’t be afraid to give them a good wash with soap and water. Garden tools: You can clean garden tools in much the same way as hand tools. Wash them if necessary, dry, and oil them up.
What are the five basic safety rules for hand and power tools?
Five basic safety rules can help prevent hazards associated with the use of hand and power tools:
- Keep all tools in good condition with regular maintenance.
- Use the right tool for the job.
- Examine each tool for damage before use and do not use damaged tools.
- Operate tools according to the manufacturers’ instructions.
What are the different hand tool?
Categories of hand tools include wrenches, pliers, cutters, files, striking tools, struck or hammered tools, screwdrivers, vises, clamps, snips, saws, drills and knives. Outdoor tools such as garden forks, pruning shears, and rakes are additional forms of hand tools. Portable power tools are not hand tools.
What are the safety procedures in using hand tools and equipment?
Hand Tool Safety Rules
- Carry all sharp tools in sheath or holsters.
- Use a claw hammer for pulling nails and for driving nails.
- Use brushes or vacuum machinery to remove metal chips, shavings and other debris from the drill table.
- Keep control of saws by releasing downward pressure at the end of the stroke.