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1 Safety Unit II

2 Vocabulary Words Accident – Any suddenly occurring, unintentional event which causes personal injury or property damage. Combustibles – Materials or liquids that catch fire easily. First Aid – Immediate, temporary care given the victim of an accident or sudden illness until services of an physician can be obtained. Hazard – A potential source of danger. Material Safety and Data Sheet – Written or printed material concerning a hazardous chemical. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Federal agency established to ensure safe and sanitary working conditions for employees.

3 Vocabulary Words Right to Know – Statutory right of access to every public record of a state of federal agency . Safety – State or condition of being safe, freedom from danger, risk, or injury.

4 Safety Procedures Always remove ties, scarves, loose clothing and jewelry before operating a press or any power equipment. Always use the correct tools and equipment when doing a job. Never sit or lean on light tables. Always conduct yourself in a manner conductive to safe shop practices.

5 Safety Procedures Report any unsafe condition in the shop immediately.
Arrange all machinery and equipment to permit safe and efficient operation. Keep materials and supplies safely stacked and stored. Keep all tools and accessories in cabinets or tool racks.

6 Safety Procedures continued…
Dispose of or store all combustible materials in safe containers. Keep all floors clean and free of debris at all times. Check that adequate housekeeping equipment and cleaning materials are on hand to ensure that maximum cleaning efficiency can be maintained. Participate in daily cleanup periods.

7 Personal Protective Equipment that might be required in a Print Shop
Safety Glasses/goggles Ear Plugs Face Shields Steel Toe Shoes Protective Gloves

8 When Using Chemicals You MUST
Work in a well ventilated area. Wear protective gloves and aprons.

9 Information found on a Material Safety and Data Sheet
Chemical Name Hazardous ingredients/chemical identity Physical characteristics Fire and explosion data Reactivity Health Hazards Usage, handling, and storage Special protection and precautions

10 Kinds of Safety Hazards
Mechanical Fire Chemical Light Noise

11 OSHA – Occupational Safety & Health Administration Expects an Employers to….
Provide a hazard free workplace and comply with occupational safety and health standards. Use Properly color coded signs to warn of danger. Obtain a Material Safety Data Sheet for each hazardous chemical present in the workplace and make sure the MSDS are readily accessible to employees.

12 Safety Color Codes and their Designations
Blue – Designates caution against starting equipment while it is being worked on or use of defective equipment. Green – Designates location of safety and first aid equipment. Ivory – Highlights an area that might not otherwise be noticed. Orange – Designates dangerous parts of equipment which may cut, crush, shock, or otherwise injure. Red –Designates location of fire fighting equipment. Yellow – Designates caution and marks physical hazards.

13 Fire Classifications Class A – Fires that involve ordinary combustible materials. Class B – Fires that involve Flammable liquids. Class C – Fires that involve electrical or electronic equipment. Class D – Fires that involve combustible metals.

14 Types of Fire Extinguishers and Their Uses
Carbon Dioxide – Used for a class B or Class C Fire – Direct discharge as close to a fire as possible, first at the edge of flames, then gradually forward and upward. Dry Chemical – Used for a Class A, B, or C Fire – Direct at the base of the flames, then follow up by directing at the remaining materials that are burning.

15 Types of Fire Extinguishers and Their Uses continued….
Foam – Used for a class A or B fire. – Spray above fire, allowing to fall lightly on the fire. Halon – Used for class B or C fire. Stand back several feet, hold upright and direct at the base of fire sweeping from side to side. Pressurized Water – A Fires Only – Direct Stream at Base of fire.

16 General Guidelines for First Aid Emergencies
Turn off Power. Administer First Aid. Reassure the injured person that everything possible is being done. Report all accidents and injuries to your instructors or jobsites supervisor. Make accurate notes about the accident.

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