Safety # 2 Shop Equipment and Tools. Series of Safety Presentations include: 1 = Facility 2 = Shop Equipment + Tools 3 = Vehicle Lifting 4 = Personal Protective Equipment 5 = Fire Safety + Hazmat. Shop Equipment and Safety. Always be safety conscious.
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Series of Safety Presentations include:
1 = Facility
2 = Shop Equipment + Tools
3 = Vehicle Lifting
4 = Personal Protective Equipment
5 = Fire Safety + Hazmat
Be extremely careful using a press:
FIGURE 1-7b A commercially available hood clamp. This tool uses a bright orange tag to help remind the technician to remove the clamp before attempting to close the hood. The hood could be bent if force is used to close the hood with the clamp in place.
FIGURE 1-7a A crude but effective method is to use locking pliers on the chrome-plated shaft of a hood strut. Locking pliers should only be used on defective struts because the jaws of the pliers can damage the strut shaft.
Electric Cooling fans can start at any time – on their own!
Strange as it may seem, most fatal electric shocks happen to people who should know better.
Here are some electro-medical facts that should make you think twice before taking that last chance.
Offhand it would seem that a shock of 10,000 volts would be more deadly than 100 volts. But this is not so! Individuals have been electrocuted by currents of 110 volts and by as little as 12 volts direct current.
The real measure of shock's intensity lies in the amount of current (amperes) forced though the body, and not the voltage.
Any electrical device used on an automobile, under certain conditions, can transmit a fatal current.
While any amount of current over 10 milliamps (0.01 amp) is capable of producing painful to severe shock, currents between 100 and
200 mA (0.1 to 0.2 amp) are lethal.
Currents above 200 milliamps (0.2 amp), while producing severe burns and unconsciousness, do not usually cause death if the victim is given immediate attention.
From a practical viewpoint, after a person is knocked out by an electrical shock it is impossible to tell how much current has passed through the vital organs of his body.
Artificial respiration must be applied immediately if breathing has stopped.
Two technicians are discussing the safe use of a wrench. Technician A says that a wrench should be pulled toward you. Technician B says that a wrench should be pushed away from you. Which technician is correct?