SHOP SAFETY Keeping you and those around you safe
Places causing a fire hazard: Oily shop towels Gasoline Cleaning solvents Torch Preventions Fire extinguishers Fire blankets Oily rag containers Flammable cabinet FIRE SAFETY
PERSONAL SAFETY • Safety glasses • Safety Goggles • Face Shield
PERSONAL SAFETY • Proper clothing
Personal Safety • Lifting heavy objects • Lifting cars • Floor spills
PERSONAL SAFETY • Poisonous gases • CO • Carbon Monoxide
Personal Safety • Asbestos • Brake Dust • Road Dirt • Insulation
Personal Safety Lifting cars Floor Jacks Lifts Alignment rack Floor spillsRags Floor dry
DRIVING • Must possess a valid drivers license. • Drive SLOW! • Park is designated places only. • Guide other drivers in and out of the shop area. • Look where you are going
Vehicle Safety • Chock wheels • Key on seat • Window down • Parking brake on • Guide cars in and out of shop • Use exhaust hoses • Disconnect (-) battery terminal
FIRE Spark Oxygen Fire Pyramid Fuel
Fire Extinguishers • Class A for common wood, paper or fabric fire. (water) • Class B for burning fuels. (contains CO2) • Class C electrical fires. (contain a powder such as halite)
Safety Using Floor Jacks • Use only from side of car in between the front and rear wheel. • Use a jack or axle safety stand if YOU are going under the car.
Safety Glasses • You are required to wear safety glasses while in the lab. • Refusal to wear glasses will result in your removal from the class.
Carbon Monoxide is NO Joke! CO • It’s a deadly poison. • Car must have their exhaust vented to the outside.
Shop Towels • There constantly needed to keep things clean but when they get oily they are a fire hazard. • They must be stored in an appropriate container.
Hand Tools • Broken tools • Dull Tools • Improperly used tools
Use Hand Tools Properly • Keeps tools clean • Use tools for their designed purpose • Keep tools away from moving parts • Keep tools in proper condition
Use Power Tools Properly • Check guards and shields • Do not use if in question of operation • Never adjust while equipment is running • Know where “dead man switch” is located