Hand, Wrist and Finger Safety Awareness



Hand, Wrist and Finger Safety Awareness

Hand, Wrist and Finger Safety Awareness Your hands help you do a remarkable variety of tasks. Throughout the workday, your hands can encounter any number of hazards. Fortunately, many hand and wrist injuries are preventable. This course will present potential hand, wrist and finger hazards, as well as the steps to take to avoid them. Ideal learners include all employees.


What You Get

Official DOL OSHA card – shipped within 2 weeks

Who Should Take the Training?

Entry level workers

Course Gamification

Dynamic course design with engaging games and quizzes


Course Access

Courses available 24/7 on any device

Course Structure

At your own pace, save progress as you go

Standards Covered

OSHA 29 CFR 1926


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the purpose of a hand, wrist and finger safety awareness course?

The purpose of this course is to educate individuals on how to prevent injuries to their hands, wrists and fingers while performing daily tasks or working in hazardous environments.

What are some common hand, wrist and finger injuries?

Some common injuries include cuts, burns, fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains, and repetitive strain injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

How can I prevent hand injuries while working?

You can prevent hand injuries by wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, using tools and equipment correctly, and being aware of potential hazards in your work environment.

What are some ergonomic tips for preventing hand, wrist and finger injuries?

Some ergonomic tips include keeping your wrists in a neutral position, taking breaks to stretch and rest your hands, using proper grip techniques when lifting or carrying objects, and using tools and equipment that are properly sized for your hands.

Are there any specific safety measures to take when using power tools?

Yes, when using power tools, always wear appropriate protective gear such as gloves, safety glasses, and ear plugs. Make sure to read and follow the instructions and safety precautions in the user manual. Keep your hands and fingers away from moving parts and never remove safety guards.