Hand And Power Tools Specialist (HPS)

Hand and power tools are a common part of our everyday lives and are present in nearly every industry. These tools help us easily perform job tasks that would otherwise be difficult or impossible. This course is designed to provide the student with a summary of the basic safety procedures and safeguards associated with hand and portable power tools.
$195.00 $155.00

(Premium Membership)

  • 1
  • 08:00 hours / 0.8 CEUs

Hand and power tools are common parts of our everyday lives, both in our homes and at work. They allow us to tackle tasks with ease that would otherwise be challenging to complete. However, since these tools are so commonplace, we often forget about the risks of improper use.

Our Hand and Power Tools Specialist training course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the hazards associated with these tools and precautions that can prevent trips to the emergency room.

HPS Course Overview

Students enrolled in the hand and power tool safety training course from The National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP) learn the basic safety procedures and preventive measures required for the safe operation of these tools. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of potential hazards and how to avoid injuries on the worksite.

The most significant hazards posed by hand and power tools often stem from misuse, so employees should be aware of the potential dangers and how to prevent injuries.

Successful specialists who complete the hand and power tools course will be able to:

  • Recognize and address potential hazards and improper use of specific tools.
  • Understand and implement safety measures for tool use.
  • Identify unsafe practices that could cause injuries.
  • Know and conform with OSHA standards for general industry, maritime or construction applications.
  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

Our online HPS course takes approximately eight hours to finish, depending on your existing knowledge. Students who complete this IACET-accredited course and obtain their Hand and Power Tool Specialist certificate and designation will also receive 0.8 continuing education units (CEUs) for ongoing learning.

  • Recertification

    NASP hand and power tools specialists are required to recertify every three years by taking a refresher course and exam. The recertification process ensures that you are up to date on the most recent OSHA standards and any new power tool safety precautions.

    The cost to recertify is $95 for the first six months following your certificate expiration date. After that six-month window, recertification may require additional fees.

  • Non-discrimination Policy

    NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination.

  • Proprietary Interest Disclosure

    The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.

Earn Your HPS Certificate With NASP

At NASP, we offer a wide range of engaging and accessible courses designed to help safety professionals across industries gain the skills and knowledge they need to prevent workplace incidents and protect employees. Our online hand and power tool training course can be accessed anywhere, anytime, so you can work through education materials at your convenience.

Get started working toward your Hand and Power Tools Specialist certificate by purchasing this course through our Gnosis learning software. Our HPS program costs $195 for general NASP members and $155 for those with premium memberships. Students have six months to complete their course work starting immediately after their purchase. Six-month extensions are available upon request.

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