A screw drill is a multipurpose tool which can be used for drilling holes or as an electric screwdriver. The tool can be adjusted for the different functions by changing the bit.
However, there are hazards associated with using the tool due to its mechanical function, rotating parts and use of electricity for the tool.
Some of the most common hazards associated with using a screw drill include, but is not limited to, the following.
- Baggy or loose clothing getting caught in the drill.
- Entanglement of loose objects such as jewellery.
- Moving work piece while trying to attach it with a screw or drill a hole in it.
Our screw drill toolbox talk helps keep employees safe and reduce health and safety issues in workplaces where screw drills are used as part day-to-day activities.
Items Covered in the Screw Drill Toolbox Talk
Our toolbox talk is split up in these following sections.
- Introduction: Explanation of what a screw drill is and when they are used.
- The Hazards: Outline some of the common hazards in workplaces where screw drills are used as part of the day-to-day activities.
- Control Measures: Defines the controls that should be implemented to mitigate any risks related to use of screw drills.
- Toolbox Talk Questions: Include a few questions to validate attendees understanding of the toolbox talk.
- Further Information: Outline where additional information can be received, related to the topic covered in the toolbox talk.
Each of our toolbox talks include an additional page where relevant hazards on site can be identified and discussed, together with an attendance list where participants can be recorded and sign.
Purchase our Screw Drill Toolbox Talk to keep your employees safe, or take advantage of our toolbox talk packages, which contains a range of our toolbox talks at a reduced price.