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Ag Mechanics Part I
Careers in Ag Mechanics Attracts students interested in ___________, ___________, service and selling of agricultural equipment Varied careers in __________ such as tractor mechanic, farm machinery assembler, agriculture safety engineer
Careers in Ag Mechanics Hort related - _____________, lawn _________ mechanic, agriculture equipment designer Education varies with the type of agriscience mechanics career chosen and working conditions
Safety Awareness Safety is when the workers are ______________________________ Safety in ag mechanics shops depends mainly on the ______________________________ ______________________________ The major causes of accidents are _________________ by people and unsafe working conditions
Safety Causes and Prevention cont. The best way to control accidents is __________________________ The next best approach is to use protective devices such as safety glasses, _____________, gloves, steel toe shoes, ___________, guards, etc.
Principles of safety Keep shop ____________ Remove unnecessary hazards such as ___________________ Make sure all machines have safety _______________ ______________________ is key
Protective Clothing Safety Glasses or goggles ______________________________ Ear ______ or ear ___________ ______ decibels causes hearing loss
Other Safety Rules To prevent back injuries, heavy objects should be lifted with ________, not with the _________. _________________, ____________ and _____________ can cause serious injury by getting caught in saws, drills and other equipment with ___________ or ________________.
Other Safety Rules cont. In general the best protective clothing for agricultural workers is _________.
Safety Color Coding National organizations worked together ______________________________ _____________ and the ______________________________ ______________________________ _________published a code
Safety Color Codes used to alert _________ to dangers and hazards in the shop Provides information to help one react _______ to emergency
Focal Colors _______ _______ = highlights edges of equipment to improve visibility ______________ = bodies of machines, stationary equipment and cabinets ____________ = waste containers
Green=______________ Indicates the presence of ______ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________
Red=________________ Identifies areas or items of __________ or emergency such as safety switches and ___________________________
Orange=____________ Identifies ________________ of equipment Identifies ________, levers, and ____________
Yellow=____________ Used to identify parts of machines, such as wheels, levers, and knobs that ___________________________ Used in combination with ________ to mark stairs, protruding objects, and other stationary hazards
Blue=____________ Used for signs if a _________ or ________ is intended. Messages include: “____________” or “DO NOT OPERATE”
Gray = _____________
Safety Policy and Procedure Policy is a ________ Procedure is an _________
Causes of Farm Accidents
The Fire Triangle Components necessary for a fire to start ________ – any combustible material ______________ _____________ Take _______ away and fire won’t start Store _______ safely
Classes of Fires Class A: ____________________ Includes _____________________ Does not include any item in the presence of electricity or any type of liquid Class B- _____________________ includes ________, ________, _______ and other liquids as long as they are NOT in the presence of ___________.
Classes of Fires Class C-___________________ Involves the presence of _______________ Class D-___________________________ ________________ that burn Very difficult to extinguish Only _____________ extinguishers will work on burning metals
Fire Extinguishers Know the kind of fire extinguisher that is used for different kinds of fires ____________________ Know the ___________________ of fire extinguishers so that time will not be taken looking for the extinguishers. (on walls easy to reach)
Types of Fire Extinguishers to Use ________ is used as Class A fires Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is used for _______________ _______________ Dry chemical is used for _______________ _______________ Only Class D extinguishers will work ___________ _______________ _______________ Extinguishers should be located ______________ above the floor so they will be _____ to __________
Know how to use the extinguisher ___________________________ Direct nozzle toward the ______ of the fire to _______________
_____________ a fire Best used on a person whose ___________________________ _______ the person in a blanket to cut the _______________ to the fire