Learn about the advantages of cordless tools versus corded/pneumatic in the workplace.


  • Represent 15% of all accidental deaths, the second leading cause behind motor vehicles (according to OSHA)
  • Could cost an average of $20,000 per case
  • Negatively affects the employers by increasing industrial insurance premiums, costs associated with training replacement worker, and overall loss of productivity and business


  • Represent 5% of all occupational deaths and are the third leading cause of private sector deaths in the construction industry (according to OSHA)
  • May be reduced if proper protocol is practiced. In order to reduce the risks of contacting electrical current, you must learn to recognize and identify electrical hazards. Once a hazard has been identified, it must be corrected.
  • Common electrical hazards include improper grounding, exposed electrical parts, inadequate wiring, damaged insulation, overloaded circuits, damaged tools and equipment.


  • No wasted time searching for temporary power
  • Gas and emissions limit indoor use for generators
  • Routine maintenance required
  • Shared by all trades – further limiting availability
  • Extension cords – restricted mobility, trip hazards, poor condition can create shock hazard, long cords decrease tool power output and performance
  • Battery platform compatibility with many different solutions
  • Cost savings

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Since the company began in 1924, Milwaukee Tool has led the industry in developing innovative solutions that deliver increased productivity and unmatched durability. Whether it is through our world-leading M12™ and M18™ cordless systems, the ground-breaking performance of our M12 and M18 FUEL™ products, jobsite lighting, time-saving accessories, or innovative hand tool and storage products, we are dedicated to delivering a continuous flow of advanced, trade-specific solutions. We have taken the time to understand our users’ needs and develop PPE from the ground up, delivering hard hats that allow users to adapt to each job and safety glasses that can be worn all day with lasting fog-free lenses. MILWAUKEE® is focused on creating innovative solutions that won’t slow users down, helping them stay safe and stay productive on the jobsite. 


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