Use of Powder Actuated Tools Requires Training and Certification
Under OSHA, training and certification are required BEFORE anyone may use any powder actuated tool/system. Certification comes only after study and passing a written exam. Some training programs also include a hands-on experience. Many tool distributors have certified instructors. Some manufacturers offer on-line training (see member websites).
Basic Training Manual
PATMI’s Basic Training Manual 2019 is available online and is also available in a PATMI Manual 2019 -Spanish version. While it is copyright protected, we encourage you to download and copy this Manual for personal or group instruction. You may use the Manual for training and educational purposes only. You are prohibited from making copies or distributing for commercial or profitable use. Excerpts, graphics, photos or diagrams may not be cut or copied unless used with the Manual for educational or training purposes. Neither the Manual, nor any portion of it, may be re-printed or displayed publicly (e.g. on a website or other public forum) or used by anyone out of context.
We also have a limited quantity of printed (black and white) manuals available for purchase for $2.50 each plus shipping. Discounts are offered for larger orders . Schools, training centers and non-profit organizations should contact us for pricing at: firstname.lastname@example.org These printed manuals are NOT identical to the one found at this website and do not include some of the application photos.
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