OSHA Training Requirements - Powder-Operated Hand Tools

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1926.302 - Powder-Operated Hand Tools

(e) - Powder-actuated tools.

(1) - Only employees who have been trained in the operation of the particular tool in use shall be allowed to operate a powder-actuated tool.

(12) - Powder-actuated tools used by employees shall meet all other applicable requirements of American National Standards Institute, A10.3-1970, Safety Requirements for Explosive-Actuated Fastening Tools.

 

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