USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
c. Make sure there is plenty of light in the work area.
with power tools in dark areas where you cannot see clearly.
d. Before connecting a power tool to a power source, be sure the tool
switch is in the OFF position.
f. DO NOT DISTRACT OR IN ANY WAY DISTURB another person while they are
operating a power tool.
g. Never try to clear a jammed power tool until it is disconnected from
the power source.
h. After using a power tool, turn off the power, disconnect the power
source, wait for all movement of the tool to stop, and remove all waste and
scraps from the work area. Store the tool in its proper place.
i. Never plug the power cord of a portable electric tool into a power
source before making sure that the source has the correct voltage and type
of current specified on the nameplate of the tool.
j. Do not allow power cords to come in contact with sharp objects, nor
should they kink or come in contact with oil, grease, hot surfaces, or
k. Never use a damaged cord.
Replace it immediately.
l. Check electrical cables and cords frequently for overheating.
only approved extension cords, if needed:
m. See that all cables and cords are positioned carefully so they do
not become tripping hazards.
n. Treat electricity with respect. If water is present in the area of
electrical tool operation, be extremely cautious and, if necessary,
disconnect the power tool.