Human Resources

Health and Safety

Hand Tools

The Health & Safety Office has created a technical guidance note to provide information and advice about good practice with regards to the safe use of hand tools and to ensure that the University is compliant with legislation. Hand tools are used throughout the University by staff, students and contractors and it is important that such tools are used in a safe and appropriate manner i.e. using the correct tool for the job and ensuring hand tools are used correctly, are fit for purpose and are stored in an appropriate manner.