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Preventing Hand, Wrist And Finger Injuries

8 Lessons
13-22 Minutes
9 Quiz Questions

Course Overview


There are many workplace hazards to which our hands may be exposed, including heavy machinery, sharp tools, corrosive or irritating chemicals, and extreme heat or cold. Depending on our jobs, these hazards may be a daily threat. It is important for you to be able to recognize those dangers and understand how you can protect yourself against them. This course demonstrates why and how we must protect our hands from injury while at work. This course covers hazards such as pinch points, nip points, moving parts of equipment/machinery, and more. You can protect your hands by wearing gloves, but you must know which kind of gloves are appropriate for the work you are performing. This course covers the use and maintenance of protective gloves, as well as other safe work practices related to preventing all types of injuries, including ergonomic disorders. Utilize the information provided here and learn how to avoid hand, wrist, and finger injuries at work.

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    Key Audience


    All those who work in a job where workplace hazards for hand injuries may be present

    Course Topics


    Preventing Hand, Wrist And Finger Injuries: Overview
    Maintaining Awareness Prevents Hand Injuries
    Types Of Protective Gloves
    Proper Fit, Inspection And Maintenance Of Gloves
    Nip Points And Pinch Points
    Preventing Entanglement Injuries
    Using Tools Safely
    Preventing Ergonomic Disorders

    Course Detail


    Course ID
    apsfphwf_vod

    Time

    13-22 Min
    Questions
    9

    Languages

    en-es

    video format

    HD

    captions

    Yes

    Resources

    Yes

    Lessons

    8

    Remediation

    Yes

    Bookmarking

    Yes

    Feedback

    Yes

    Microlearning

    no