Handheld and Working Tools

March 30 2015

  • Worker Safety

The Regulations

  • Federal: 29 CFR 1910
  • California: 8 CCR 3456 - Amended 04/29/2005
  • Enforced by: OSHA, Cal/OSHA


Handtools/working tools are common in nearly every industry to help us perform tasks that would otherwise be difficult. However, these simple tools can be hazardous if used or maintained incorrectly.