Hand & Portable Power Tools

Program Overview

The purpose of this program is to provide guidance in the protection of all Emory employees, students, visitors, contractors, and others from workplace hazards associated with the use of hand and portable powered tools as prescribed in the OSHA Standard - 29 CFR 1910.241 Hand and Portable Powered Tools and Other Hand-Held Equipment. While some entities and/or divisions of Emory may have additional or more stringent guidelines, the guidelines outlined in the below documents shall serve as the minimum requirements for all.