Power Tool Accidents — They Can Be Prevented
Education on working safely with power tools and preventing accidents.
About this course:
A 19-minute course that addresses the importance of keeping the work area safe, electrical safety, developing good personal work habits, and proper tool use and care. Includes interviews with emergency room physicians, people injured while using power tools and PTI safety experts.
With the vision to unify and educate others about power tools, the Power Tool Institute (PTI) has established itself as the leading organization for building global understanding of power tools and for maintaining high standards of safety in the industry.
Its members represent market-leading brands in the areas of portable and stationary power tools. From table saws to portable drills, from shapers to sanders, the Power Tool Institute’s members are committed to improving the industry and to being the premier resource for power tool education.
Founded in 1968, PTI’s primary objectives are to promote the common business interests of the power tool industry; to represent the industry before government; to educate the public as to the usefulness and importance of power tools; to encourage high standards of safety in the manufacture of power tools; and to prepare and distribute information about safe use of power tools.
I. EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AS TO THE USEFULNESS AND IMPORTANCE OF POWER TOOLS
Power tools are an important part of everyday life. That is why PTI offers a variety of educational programs and materials to individuals and groups that use power tools at home or in the workplace.
II. ENCOURAGE HIGH STANDARDS OF SAFETY IN THE MANUFACTURE OF POWER TOOLS
PTI works with various agencies to encourage high safety standards in the manufacture of power tools. Although most power tools are not complicated to operate, basic safety practices must be followed, and the tools must be kept in proper operating condition.
III. PREPARE AND DISTRIBUTE INFORMATION ABOUT SAFE USE OF POWER TOOLS
PTI is committed to communicating its important message about power tool safety and all the safety “musts” that accompany its products.
IV. PROMOTE THE COMMON BUSINESS INTERESTS OF THE POWER TOOL INDUSTRY
PTI is dedicated to strengthening alliances among its members and joining forces to pursue common business interests that affect the future of the power tool market.
V. REPRESENT THE INDUSTRY BEFORE GOVERNMENT
PTI is committed to continuously monitoring codes and standards affecting the power tool industry as well as proactively influencing change when member companies oppose or support government rules and regulations.
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Frequently Asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.