Importance of the use of the correct tools in working with and handling concrete materials. • A. When working with concrete materials (after mixed), safety glasses and proper tools for each job should be used. • B. Gloves should be worn to protect the students hands when using certain tools.
Important procedures to observe when using concrete hand tools. • A. Follow instructors= guidelines before using the tools. • B. Check each tool before using and select the proper tool. • C. Be sure all concrete hand tools are properly cleaned after use. • D. Store tools properly after use (Note: Oil trowels with form oil) • E. Report any cuts, bruises, or accidents and also any broken or damaged tools to the instructor.