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Hand and
Power Tool Safety

Hand and Power Tools Safety
It is the policy of The Ohio State University (OSU) to take precautions to eliminate hazards associated with the use of hand and portable power tools; and to ensure employees are properly trained to utilize these tools in a safe manner to minimize injuries related to their use. The Hand & Portable Power Tool Safety Program prescribes the duty to maintain tools and equipment; use hand and portable power tools in a safe manner; and minimize injury and/or accidents associated with their use.