To help remind employees of hand, wrist and finger problems that can occur, as well as what can be done to address these problems, this education and training course is designed to present the fundamentals of good hand, wrist and finger practices.
Upon completion of the program, employees should be able to:
- Understand the "physiology" of their hands, wrists and fingers, and how the various parts work together.
- Recognize situations that are potentially hazardous to the hands, wrists and fingers.
- Understand how certain types of movements can cause ergonomic problems.
- Recognize work situations in their own jobs that might have the potential for hand, wrist and finger injuries.
- Select tools and equipment that will minimize the potential for hand, wrist and finger injuries.
- Choose appropriate personal protective equipment for their hands, wrists and fingers.
Hand, Wrist & Finger Safety