Tool Safety & Machine Guarding

General Safety has developed a written Hand Tools and Power Tools and Machine Guarding Guidelines program for the purpose of protecting individuals from the hazards associated with using hand or powered tools and injuries related to hazardous machine parts at Georgia Tech. The Hand Tools and Power Tools programs establishes requirements, practices and procedures for safe tool selection, power tool guarding and safety precautions while using hand power tools. The Machine Guarding Guidelines applies to all Georgia Tech employees and students who may work with, or adjacent to, equipment or machines that may pose a safety hazard and ensures that employees and students at Georgia Tech are protected from injuries related to any hazardous machine part, function, or process during operation or maintenance.

Document describing requirements and responsibilities when using hand tools or power tools

Document detailing requirements and responsibilities for those working with or adjacent to machines that may pose a safety hazard