Northern California Engineering Contractors Association

Hand Tool Inspections

There are many injuries while using hand tools on the job. Most of these injuries occur from improper use, but there are also injuries that involve a tool that was broken or in need of repair.

What tool is being used will decide what needs to be inspected on it.

Common hand tools found on almost every job site and at home across the country are screwdrivers, hammers, chisels, and wrenches. This is not an all-inclusive list, but these are some of the most commonly used hand tools.

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