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Hand Tool

A tool used by a person rather than by a machine. Examples include hammers, screwdrivers, welders and so forth. Hand tools are used in various blue collar positions, though a number have been rendered obsolete over time by automation.
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Nerve muscle and tendon disorders can result from poorly designed handtools or improper tool use.
"The majority of the research to date has focused on whole-body vibration, seated posture and hand-arm vibration while using handtools."
The technique can be applied to most any type of potential hazard found in the workplace including containers that hold various liquids, handtools, forktucks, all types of machinery, and even entrance and exit doors.
Hultafors, headquartered in Bollebygd, Sweden, provides handtools (Hultafors Tools), ladders (Wibe Ladders) and workwear (Snickers Workwear).
He took with him dozens of handtools given by North Wales people for use in workshops.
Instead, expendable items such as drill bits, work gloves, safety glasses, and a limited number of handtools now are available in a vending machine in their work area.
Dome owner Philip Anschutz gave Clint Eastwood fan Prezza a pair of handtooled cowboy boots, Stetson hat and a leather belt with a silver buckle inscribed with the initials JP.
ONE lucky reader can walk away with a brand new patio and a set of handtools, worth pounds 500, courtesy of Tarmac TopPave and Wilkinson Sword.
Other common machinery produced by this segment includes scales and balances, power-driven handtools, elevators, escalators, and moving walkways.
The auctioneer, a bearded man named John Henderson, stands on a flatbed trailer calling for bids on the farm detritis stacked around him: old routers, handtools, coffee cans, two smoke detectors, a bunch of burlap potato sacks, boiled linseed oil, mulch, wood planes, an electric stapler, a caulking gun.
[check] Pack handtools for tightening anything that could come loose when traveling to your destination over rugged terrain.
Fine handtools crafted delicate tusks and floppy, wrinkled elephant ears into heavy white molds.