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.