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    Hand tools

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    Operate sanding equipment safely

    Sanding machines can be dangerous if not properly handled. To help stay safe, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety advises workers to read the owner’s manual of the sander and thoroughly understand how to use it.
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    Vibrating tools

    Tingling, numbness or pain experienced when operating vibrating tools should not be considered part of the job.
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    Safe hammer handling

    A hammer is an impact tool – a tool used to drive items into material by way of manual or powered force – and, according to the National Safety Council, is a common source of injury.
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    Non-powered hand tools

    According to NIOSH, the use of non-powered hand tools in work settings can contribute to musculoskeletal disorders. These injuries can be reduced if users choose the right tool for the job.
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    Screwdriver safety

    Every tool serves a purpose, but according to the National Safety Council, the screwdriver is perhaps the most misused and abused tool in the workplace.
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