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Presentation on theme: "SAFETY AND HEALTH MRS. K. Larrimore ROOM A3 BTA/BTA-A/MP."— Presentation transcript:


2 1. Whenever electrical equipment is used in the office/classroom safety rules are established to protect each of the following: OPERATOR EQUIPMENT ENVIRONMENT

3 2. Describe the proper way to unplug equipment? Grasp the plug at the outlet and remove it.

4 3. List three safety rules that apply to the use of extension cords? 1. Don’t overload 2. Do not stretch electrical cords across an aisle where someone might trip over them. 3. Replace frayed cords

5 4. Who should repair equipment? Classroom teacher Technology person Manufacturer An authorized service technician

6 5. While working around moving parts, what is the main precaution that a person wearing long necklaces, scarves, neckties, loose sleeves, or other loose clothing should do? Be aware of the possible dangers associated with the equipment they are using by making sure that their clothing does not get caught in it.

7 6. Whose recommendations for using equipment safely should a person follow? The manufacturer’s

8 7. While moving equipment from one location to another, what should be observed? 1. The way that you move equipment 2. Follow safety guidelines concerning equipment 8. What is likely to happen when vents are covered on the computer? IT WILL OVERHEAT.

9 9. Using improper keying techniques, using no hand and finger exercises, and other similar tactics can lead to: RSI/CTS Repetitive Stress Injury/Carpal Tunnel Syndrome a.k.a. “Tennis Elbow”

10 10. List the 3 guidelines for safely using the computer monitor: 1. Use screensavers to prevent images from being permanently burned into the screen. 2. Do not attempt to repair. 3. Do not leave fingerprints on the screen. 4. Avoid glare by adjusting display

11 FINGER GYMNASTICS Drill 1 Drill 2 Drill 3 Drill 4 Drill 5 Drill 6 Drill 7

12 11. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION A federal government agency that writes and enforces safety standards for all businesses. It’s purpose is to prevent employee injuries and death by insisting that businesses maintain safety procedures.

13 12. When should a disk be inserted into the disk drive? When the disk drive is not running.

14 13. List several things that disks should not be exposed to: 1. Extreme hot or cold temperatures 2. Sharp or pointed objects 3. Magnetic fields such as transformers and magnets 4. Smoke, ashes, and dust 5. leaving disks in disk drives 6. Do not touch the surface

15 14. What is the general rule for storing instruments such as scissors or sharpened pencils? 1. Best stored flat 2. Store points downward if you are storing them in a pencil cup

16 15. How should staples be removed? By using a stapler remover

17 16. What are two safety precautions to remember when trying to dislodge a jammed stapler? 1. Do not hold it near your eyes 2. Do not test it over your finger

18 17. Emergency Procedure for a Fire? 1. Get up quickly and quietly from your desk. 2. Walk to the door, turn right, walk to the practice band field. 3. Line up, stand quietly and listen for teacher instructions.

19 What is the Fire Signal? 3 short rings.

20 19. Emergency Procedure for a Tornado? Get up from your desk and move to the front of the room away from the door, take a seat and sit quietly to hear further instructions. 20. Tornado Signal-1 long continuous ring

21 21. What does EPA stand for? Environmental Protection Agency-It regulates the disposal of hazardous waste.

22 22. Safety Color Codes Identify flammable liquids in a container Red Orange Green Yellow Purple

23 23. Safety Color Codes Identify dangerous parts of machines Red Orange Green Yellow Purple

24 24. Safety Color Codes To designate safety Red Orange Green Yellow Purple

25 25. Safety Color Codes To designate caution Red Orange Green Yellow Purple

26 26. Safety Color Codes To designate radiation hazards Red Orange Green Yellow Purple

27 27. Safety Color Codes To designate fire protection equipment Red Orange Green Yellow Purple

28 28. Safety Color Codes To designate the location of first aid equipment Red Orange Green Yellow Purple

29 29. Hazardous Waste Materials that can create poisonous gases when mixed with other chemicals REACTIVE Examples-chlorine bleach and ammonia

30 30. Hazardous Waste Materials that are capable of bursting into flames IGNITABLE Examples: gasoline, paint and furniture polish

31 31. Hazardous Waste Material that will destroy your clothing and burn your skin CORROSIVES Example: acids found in batteries

32 32. Hazardous Waste Material that can poison people TOXIC Examples: pesticides, weed killers, and many household cleaners

33 33. Name the five procedures of safety: Follow Guidelines Think Safety Report or Correct Ask Questions Don’t take shortcuts

34 34. Name five types of safety hazards. 1.Poor Housekeeping 2.Electrical/Fire 3.Unsafe equipment 4.Unsafe Acts 5.Unsafe Work areas

35 35. Safety Freedom from danger, risk or injury 36. EMPLOYEE SAFETY Freedom from danger, risk, or injury in a workplace

36 37. RSI/CTS Repetitive Stress Injury/Carpal Tunnel Syndrome a.k.a. “Tennis Elbow” Causes: Awkward posture Poor Technique Task with bent wrists Working with improper equipment Working at a rapid pace

37 Reduce Risks of RSI/CTS by: Arranging the work station correctly Using a proper chair and sitting correctly Using correct arm & wrist positions Using proper keyboarding techniques Taking short breaks Exercising the neck, shoulder, arm, wrist and fingers before and during typing

38 38. HOW TO PREVENT RSI/CTS Arrange the workstation correctly Use correct arm and wrist posture Use proper wrist techniques Short breaks

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