Presentation on theme: "Automotive Shop Safety"— Presentation transcript:
1 Automotive Shop Safety Wear eye protection during any operationthat could endanger your eyes.Operating power toolsWorking around running engineCarrying batteriesWorking overhead (exhaust) etc.
2 Automotive Shop Safety Oily rags could combust spontaneously,always put them in a designated closemetal container.Keep the shop organized.Put all the tools away.Never leave parts, tools,creepers, etc on the floor.Fuel spills – contain in aContainer, wipe floor with aa rag; Rag in closed container.
3 Automotive Shop Safety Dress in an appropriate manner.No loose clothing, jewelry, shorts,open-toed-shoes, etc.Tie up long hair.Must wear coveralls in the shop.
4 Automotive Shop Safety Never carry any sharp tools or parts in your pockets.Wear full face protection when grinding,welding and performing other operationswhere sever hazards are present.Avoid working too fast, as you could over look a repairprocedure or safety rule.Use right tool for the job.Keep guards or shields in place.
5 Automotive Shop Safety Lift with your legs not with your back.Use adequate lighting.Ventilate when needed.Turn on the ventilation fansany time fumes are present.Use exhaust hose if a vehicleis running in the shop.
6 Automotive Shop Safety Never stir up asbestos dust.Asbestos is found on brake and clutch parts.Can cause lung-cancer.Use enclosed vacuum system to removethe dust.Jack up a vehicle slowly and safely.Never go under a vehicle that is notsupported by the jack stands.
7 Automotive Shop Safety Drive slowly in the shop area.Only if you have a minimum “N” drivers license.Before starting the car ALWAYS PUMP the brakes,and make sure brake pedal is hard.Report any unsafe conditions to your instructor.Stay away from engine fans.Electric fans can turn on even ifthe ignition is off.