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Hand Safety Training & Certification

Hard Hat Training courses meet all training requirements set by OSHA or CSA.

We Offer Three Differnt Types of Safety Trainings

Our OSHA-compliant certification courses are updated to reflect the most recent changes made to safety standards. Whether you want a certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford.

Online Training

Online is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location or for employers who need to assign and monitor employee training progress and exam scores.

Training Kits

The training kit is for those who want the freedom of doing the training themselves. It's a PowerPoint presentation you can use to train a group of trainees.

Train the Trainer

Train the trainer courses are online and meant to certify a individual to use the training kit to train others. The kit is included with the train the trainer online course for no additional cost.

Onsite Training

Onsite training is for companies looking for hands on training on your own equipment at your location. We come to you (from Rexburg, Idaho) so travel expenses are included, because of this onsite training is best for groups of at least 5-10+ trainees.

What's in the Training Course?

Our Hand Safety training course is regulation compliant, and our online version fulfills OSHA’s classroom training requirement. Each course contains sections on common injuries, safe operations, PPE, hazards, and more.

This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare the student for the final written exam included with the course.

Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, and local standards, this training encompasses the following standards for Hand Safety:

Certification Standards

U.S. Standards

  • ANSI A92.2 – Vehicle Mounted Elevating and Rotating Aerial Devices
  • 29 CFR 1910.138 – Hand Protection
  • 29 CFR 1910.132 – Personal Protective Equipment
  • ANSI EN388 – Glove Standard
  • Canada Standards

  • CSA Z462 – Protective Clothing & Equipment
  • CSA Z460-05 Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout & Other Methods
  • CSA Z432 – Safeguarding of Machinery
  • Train the Trainer Certification

    The train the trainer option is used to certify a trainer to teach others using the included training kit. It incorporates the online course with an additional train the trainer module, as well as the training kit. This option results in an OSHA compliant lifetime trainer certification from Hard Hat Training. This certification is not company-specific, meaning you can take it with you should you change employers.

    Why Do I Need Safety Training?

    OSHA estimates that hand injuries cost employers over $700 million in lost production time, medical expenses, and worker compensation each year. Studies have also found that hand and wrist injuries account for 20% of work-related hospital visits.

    The standards and regulations make it very clear that employees must be trained (no matter how long they’ve been on the job) and that it is the employer who is responsible for overseeing that safety training and confirming that the employees have the understanding, knowledge, and skills needed for safe operations.

    Standards and regulations acknowledge the need for “refresher” or “follow-up” training whenever there is a demonstrated need for it. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the evaluation is to be determined by the employer but should include a written and practical examination that prove continued competency.

    Stay Informed On All Things

    Did You Know?

    The average human hand is made up of about 29 bones; some of us have a few more than that, and some have a few less. (Source: East West College).

    The vein in the left ring finger is called Venna Amoris. It is connected directly to the heart and is known as the vein of love. That’s why wedding rings are commonly worn on this finger. (Source: Desert Hand Therapy).

    More than 70% of workers who have sustained hand injuries were not wearing gloves at the time of their accident. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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