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CLEVELAND, OH — The Power Tool Institute (PTI), an organization for power tool safety resources, information and education, has announced the launch of its new online training module, “Power Tool Safety – It’s in Your Hands,” designed to help users better understand the safe way to use power tools.

The training module is broken into sections featuring lessons on safe use, handling, storage, and transportation of power tools including the safe use of cordless power tools. The sections include:

  • Importance of power tool safety
  • Inspection of power tools
  • Caring for power tools
  • What to do prior to using a power tool

In addition, the training module comes with a quiz at the end to test users’ retention of the lessons. The version with the test can be found in Videos under the Safety Education tab of the PTI website (http://powertoolinstitute.com/pti-pages/ed-safety-videos.asp), and a version without the test can be found on PTI’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/PowerToolInstitute).

The Power Tool Institute (PTI) has established itself as an organization for building global understanding of power tools and for maintaining high standards of safety in the industry. Its members represent market-leading brands in the areas of portable and stationary power tools. Founded in 1968, PTI’s primary objectives are to promote the common business interests of the power tool industry; to represent the industry before government; to educate the public as to the usefulness and importance of power tools; to encourage high standards of safety in the manufacture of power tools; and to prepare and distribute information about safe use of power tools.

For more information, contact the Power Tool Institute at 1300 Sumner Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115-2851. Phone: 216-241-7333. Fax: 216-241-0105. Email: pti@powertoolinstitute.com. Or visit www.powertoolinstitute.com.

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