USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
SAFETY PROCEDURES FOR USING HANDTOOLS
AND POWER TOOLS
Describe the safety
procedures for using handtools and
Within a self-study
Within one hour
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
No matter how small the job, safety precautions must be taken at all times.
A tool may be efficient, essential, time-saving, or even convenient; but it
is also dangerous.
For this reason, the mechanic must use handtools
The mechanic must also be alert to any conditions that might
endanger him or fellow workers.
He should take the necessary time to
acquaint himself with safety guidelines and remember that he, himself, is
the most important part of safety procedures.
a. General. It is extremely important for all concerned to recognize
the possibilities of injury when using handtools and power tools.
will undoubtedly be a safety program to follow for the shop or area in which
you are working.
included as a guide to prevent or minimize personal injury when using these