USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
(16) Familiarize yourself with the composition and hardness of the
material to be worked.
(17) Support your local safety program and take an active part in
(18) Advise your
before starting work.
(19) Learn the safe way to do your job before you start.
(20) Think safety, and act safely at all times.
(21) Obey safety rules and regulations--they are for your protection.
(22) Conduct yourself properly at all times--horseplay is prohibited
(23) Operate only the equipment you are authorized to use.
(24) Report any injury to your supervisor immediately.
good tool habits which will help you perform your work more efficiently, as
well as safely.
These tool habits are described in the following
b. Tool Habits. "A place for everything and everything in its place"
is just common sense. You cannot do an efficient, fast repair job if you
have to stop and look around for each tool needed. The following rules will
make your job easier:
(1) Keep each tool in its proper storage place. A tool is useless if
it cannot be found. If you return each tool to its proper place, you will
know where it is when you need it.
(2) Keep your tools in good condition.
Keep them free of rust,
nicks, burrs, and breaks.
(3) Keep your tool set complete. If you are issued a tool box, each
tool should be placed in it when not in use. If possible, the box should be
locked and stored in a designated area. Keep an inventory list in the box
and check it after each job.
This will help you to keep track of your