Hand Tools

A Hand Tool can be considered as any tool that is powered by hand(manual labour) rather than an engine. Hammers, spanners, pliers, screwdriver and chisel are a few examples of hand tool.

The American Industrial Hygiene Association gives the following categories of hand tools: wrenches, pliers, cutters, striking tools, struck or hammered tools, screwdrivers, vises, clamps, snips, saws, drills and knives.