The Safe Operation and Use of Utility Knives

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10 minutes


Utility Knives, also called a Razor Knife, Box Cutter, or a Box Knife, are convenient and easy to use, but can cause serious injury if used improperly. This film covers the the many types of utility knives,Fixed Blade or Retractable Blade, Self-Retracting, and Auto-Retracting, as well as Safe Cutting Techniques. It is vital to understand the steps to safely using utility knives: Selecting the right blade, visualizing the cutting path, and wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as Safety Glasses, Cut-Resistant Gloves, Arm Guards, and Aprons. Correctly handling dull, chipped, nicked, or debris obstructing blades is also covered in this extensive training film.

This material is to be used for educational purposes only. BASC Group, Inc. makes no claim to the accuracy and effectiveness of the material herein to your organization and shall not be held liable in whole, or in part for any of the information contained and/or communicated within. Consult with your supervisor for your organization`s official policy and procedures in relation to the information contained within this material.