METAL BODY REPAIR - OD1653 - LESSON 2/TASK 1
procedures are strictly adhered to. The following precautions are
(a) Always wear safety goggles and gloves of the approved type whenever
you are handling broken glass.
(b) Discard any removed broken glass in a proper manner. A separate
trash can for broken glass is recommended. Its contents should be clearly
marked. Never allow scattered broken glass in the immediate work area.
(c) Advise other workers or bystanders in the area of safety precautions
before attempting to remove broken glass.
(d) Never use compressed air to blow away fragments of broken glass.
Small fragments of glass can become embedded in the skin. A shop
(industrial type) vacuum cleaner should be used to remove fragments of
broken glass. If a vacuum cleaner is not available, an oil soaked rag aids
in picking up small fragments of broken glass.
(e) Removed glass, which is to be reinstalled, should be stored in a
safe place. A special storage area, away from the work area, will prevent
(f) Never use excessive heat near any part of the auto body where there
(g) Grinding or drilling glass is a specialized occupation. It should
never be attempted by persons who are not familiar with the proper
This task introduced the specific operations required to repair glass,
including safety precautions to follow when working with glass. The next
task will focus on procedures to be followed in order to repair radiators.