USE/CARE OF HANDTOOLS & MEASURING TOOLS - OD1621 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
capable of withstanding 20,000 Volt minimum proof-tests.
Use gloves whenever you are required to handle rough,
scaly, or splintery objects. Special flameproof gloves are designed for gas
and electric welding in order to limit danger and damage from sparks and
other hot, flying objects. Personnel working with electricity are usually
required to wear insulated rubber gloves.
Be sure to follow all regulations prescribed for the use of gloves. Gloves
must not be worn around rotating machinery unless sharp or rough material is
being handled, in which case, extreme care should be used to prevent the
gloves from being caught in the machinery.
e. Seat Seats and Safety Straps. The safety belt and safety strap are
essential when working in high places. The safety belt, strapped around the
waist, contains pockets for small tools.
The safety strap is a nylon-
reinforced leather belt that is placed around the item to be climbed. It is
then attached to the two D-rings on the safety belt.
Some tools are capable of