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1 Shop Safety Safety in Small Engine Lab. 2 Fuel for Thought What safety equipment is required when working on small engines? How are fire extinguishers.

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1 1 Shop Safety Safety in Small Engine Lab

2 2 Fuel for Thought What safety equipment is required when working on small engines? How are fire extinguishers classified?

3 3 Objectives Upon completion of this chapter and activities, you will be able to: –Identify basic shop safety procedures. –Identify types of fire extinguishers and their uses.

4 4 Laboratory Safety The shop is a dangerous place. Read and follow all safety instructions. Wear personal protection devices – such as safety glasses and earplugs.

5 5 OSHA –Occupational Safety and Health Administration was created in 1971 to prevent work related deaths, illnesses, and injuries. –Go to for more information.www.osha.gov

6 Your Eyes Injuries are usually permanent Use OSHA approved safety glasses Side shields Face shields Soldering Grinders

7 7 Safety Equipment Eye and Face Protection –Note: Regular prescription glasses are not safety glasses.

8 8 Safety Equipment Hand Protection – protect your hands from cuts, scratches, burns, bruises, and chemicals. –Note: Do not wear gloves around moving machinery or parts.

9 9 Safety Equipment Ear Protection – wear when noise levels exceed 85 dB

10 10 Safety Equipment Know the location of the first aid kit. Protect yourself from bloodborne pathogens.

11 Jewelry Watches Rings Bracelets Have you ever seen a mechanic with a missing finger? Electrical short to ground! Zap!!! Zap!!!

12 Hair Long hair tied or put under cap

13 Shop Equipment Please be very observant of the equipment you are using. Report any equipment that is in need of repair for your safety and others.

14 Electrical Cords Frayed – shocked... wet floor Plug ins – three prongs for a good ground Carefully string cords so they dont get tripped over.

15 Spills Clean up right away – Cat litter of floor dry – Empty drain pan as soon as possible in approve containers Work area must be clean before you leave!

16 Lifting Never lift this way Use your knees Your 1 in diameter back bone is all there is is all there is

17 Do not hesitate to say something to another student who is not being safe.

18 FIRE TRIANGLE CLASS OF FIRE TYPES OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS FIRE EXTINGUISHER MARKING FIRE SAFETY

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25 Chapter 5© 2007 Rolling Hills Publishing 25 Fire Extinguishers A-Type – puts out trash, wood, and paper fires B-Type – puts out gas, oil, and grease fires C-Type – puts out electrical fires D-Type – puts out combustible metal fires Combination A-B-C Fire Extinguisher is popular for automotive shops.

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34 WHEN A FIRE STARTS YELL FIRE!! INSTRUCTOR NEEDS TO KNOW EXTINGUISH IF POSSIBLE –IF NEAR BY BACKUP W/EXT. PULL FIRE ALARM EXIT THE BUILDING TO CALL (DIAL )

35 How do you use it? First pull the safety pin

36 How do you use it? Use short bursts Move the nozzle back and forth across the base of the fire

37 Shop Ventilation Carbon Monoxide

38 Effects of CO Odorless Headache Reduced mental alertness Dizziness Death

39 Always use exhaust hoses Connect to over head hoses or take engine outside before starting.

40 RLHS LAB When you arrive at the Lab I will give you a tour and you will be required to locate the fire extinguishers available, fire blanket, and fire alarm. We will also review correct procedures and identify all available exits.

41 THE END Modified for RLHS auto shop Go to this web site and check out more info on fire safety htm

42 42 Summary Safety in an automotive lab or shop is essential. Wear eye protection. Know the location of fire extinguishers, phone, first aid kit, and eyewash stations.


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