Hand tool

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For the hand-shaped GUI object, see Pointer (graphical user interfaces).

A hand tool is any tool that is not a power tool – that is, one powered by hand (manual labour) rather than by an engine.[1] Some examples of hand tools are garden forks, secateurs, rakes, hammers, spanners, pliers, screwdrivers and chisels. Hand tools are generally less dangerous than power tools.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Scott P. Schneider (1998). "Tools". In Jeanne Mager Stellman. Chemical, industries and occupations. Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety 3 (4th ed.). International Labour Organization. pp. 93.33–93.34. ISBN 978-92-2-109816-4.