• Part Number:
  • Part Number Title:
    Safety and Health Regulations for Construction
  • Subpart:
    1926 Subpart I
  • Subpart Title:
    Tools - Hand and Power
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Hand tools.
  • GPO Source:
Employers shall not issue or permit the use of unsafe hand tools.
Wrenches, including adjustable, pipe, end, and socket wrenches shall not be used when jaws are sprung to the point that slippage occurs.
Impact tools, such as drift pins, wedges, and chisels, shall be kept free of mushroomed heads.
The wooden handles of tools shall be kept free of splinters or cracks and shall be kept tight in the tool.