Presentation on theme: "Safety In the Ag Mechanics Shop"— Presentation transcript:
1 Safety In the Ag Mechanics Shop Mr. MederosAgriculture Mechanics IAgriculture Mechanics IIAgriculture Mechanics IIIAgriculture Mechanics IV
2 Farm Accidents 2% Poisoning 12% Drowning 44% Farm Machinery 9% Hit By Objects7% Electrical Current5% Falls6% Firearms4% Animals2% Burns9% All others
3 Safety Colors Red Orange Yellow Blue Green Black and Yellow Stripes Black and White StripesWhiteGray
4 Safety ColorsRed= Danger (Red is used to identify areas or items of danger or emergency such as safety switches and fire equipmentOrange= Warning (Orange is used to designate machines hazards such as edges and openings
5 Safety ColorsYellow= Caution (Yellow is used is used to identify parts of machines, such as wheels, levers and knobs that adjust the machine.Blue= Information (Blue is used as signs of warning or caution (Out Of Order))Green= Safety- Safety equipment, safety areas, first aid and medical practice
6 Safety ColorsBlack and Yellow Diagonal Stripes= Radioactivity- Radiations HazardsWhite= Traffic Areas-Arrows show direction of trafficWhite and Black Stripes=Traffic markings, BarricadesGray= Floors- Floors of the work area
8 Protective ClothingSafety Glasses- Offer minimum eye protection and are the first line of defense for the eyes. Safety Glasses must be worn at all times in the shop!!!!!!!!!!!Hair Restraints- Hair must be tied back in the shop. Some accidents are caused by hair getting caught in the machines.
9 Protective ClothingCoveralls- are recommended to protect clothing and your body in the shop.Aprons- can be worn but are limited protectionShop Coats- are recommended and work wellNo shorts, skirts, dresses or ragged clothing are allowed
10 Protective clothingFootwear- leather shoes are recommended, closed toed shoes with backs are the least requirement.Absolutely, NO open toed shoes, flip flops, or high heels will be worn in the shop
11 Protective ClothingGloves provide protection to the hands from heat and cold.Hard Hats- are needed when objects are being moved overhead or flying objects can be encounteredMasks and Respirators- Should be worn to filter out dust, fumes and particles from the air
12 Protective ClothingEar Muffs and Ear Plugs- should be worn when operating equipment to protect your ears from the noise. Cal- OSHA has established that the maximum noise level is 90 (dB) for eight hours
13 Permitted Sounds Duration Per Day in Hours Sound Level in dB 8 90 6 95 1 ½½¼ or lessNone Over 115
15 Classes of Fire Extinguishers Class A- Ordinary Combustibles includes wood, papers, and trash. No presence of electricity and (or) liquidClass B- Flammable Liquids, include fuels, greases, paint, and other liquids as long as they are not in the presence of electricity
16 Classes of Fire Extinguishers Class C- Electrical Equipment. Class C fires involve the presence of electricity.Class D- Combustible Materials are metals that burn.
17 Emergencies Or Accidents Notify the TeacherKeep Everyone CalmSet Off the Fire AlarmCall the Fire DepartmentClear the AreaUse Fire Extinguishers if instructed to.
18 Safety comes first! Always wear safety glasses. When 5 with heated objects, always wear gloves.No running or horseplay.Learn to do a job the right way.Report all injuries to the instructor.Observe all warning signs or tags.
19 Turn off machines when not in use or during repair. Unless you have been taught to run a machine, don’t use it.Always use the proper tool for the job.Avoid wearing loose or overly baggy clothing when working with machinery.Be aware of people around you at all times.Use correct shaded lens when welding.Know where fire escapes and fire extinguishers are.
20 PRESENTATION OUTLINE GENERAL SHOP SAFETY HOUSEKEEPING FIRE PREVENTIONMANAGEMENTWELDING SHOP SAFETYEYE PROTECTIONDRESS CODEBEHAVIORVENTILATION
21 Housekeeping Cleaning work areas Sweeping—prevent slips and falls Keeping designated walking areas clear of debrisRestoring equipment and tools after job is completed
22 Fire Prevention Discard frayed cords and wires Keep flammable liquids away from heatClass C fire extinguishers for electrical fires with a 15 foot maximum distance apart
23 General Management Safety programs—training, meetings, etc. MSDS sheetsEmergency phone numbers
24 SAFETY: Eye Protection “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” when it comes to eye protectionAlways wear proper eye protection when working in the shopA welder must be protected from harmful light radiation given off by the welding processFor welding you will be using chipping goggles and a welding helmet
26 Dress Code Wear properly fitted clothes. When welding, sleeves should be buttoned and gloves should be worn.Wear boots or high top; Tightly laced shoes.Do not wear loose clothing, shirt tails, and unbuttoned sleeves around power equipment.Do not wear clothes that you do not want to get dirty.
27 Here’s a good example of a welder wearing all the proper welding protection
28 Behavior Most accidents are caused by carelessness Caused by human errorRefrain from getting involved in poorshop behavior:scuffling playing with toolstripping runningpushing hurrying projectsdisobeying shop rules loud talking
29 Welding FumesWelding fumes can be harmful to the welder causing implications such as:Irritation of the respiratory tractMetal fume feverA condition known as siderosisSlightly increase the risk of lung cancerFor these reasons, one should take precaution with welding fumes
30 Welding Fumes Welding should be done in a well ventilated area Should attempt to control fumes at the sourceCommon waysExtracted benchesLocal exhaust ventilation
31 Common Ventilation Practices Extracted bench method Local exhaust ventilation