Course details and objectives


Most injuries with explosive-actuated tools are caused by accidental firing. Operators must handle the tool with the same dexterity and knowledge as for when using a handgun. This course is designed for participants to develop the correct operating procedures for handling, maintaining, firing and storing explosive actuated tools.

Course outline:

1. Understand the responsibilities of employers and employees.

2. Differentiate between the various powder actuated tools available.

3. Perform basic cleaning and maintenance of the tools and safe storage.

4. Fix a plank of wood to a slab of concrete with three different powder actuated tools.


Course Requirement:

1. CSA certified safety boots and eye protection.

2. Be dressed for outdoor hands-on training.

Duration: 4 hours.
Language options: English

NOTE: Training available for groups only