Safety Precautions: General Machine Shop

 

1: Be sure that all machine’s have effective and properly working guards that are always in place where machine’s are operating.

2: Replace guards immedietly after any repair.

3: Don’t attempt to oil, clean, adjust or repair any machine while it is running, stop the machine and lock the power switch in the off position.

4: Even after the power is off, don’t leave the machine until it has stopped running. Some one else may notice that it is still in motion and be injured.

5: Don’t operate any machine unless authorized, to do so by the instructor or under his supervison.

6: Don’t try to stop the machine with your hand or body.

7: Always see that work and cutting tools on any machine are clamped securely before starting.

8: Keep the floor clean of metal chips or curls and waste pieces, put them in container provided for such things.

9: Don’t operate machinery when the instructor is not in the workshop.

10: When working with another worker only one should operate machine or switches.

11: Don’t rest against the machine.

12: Concertrate on the work and don’t talk unnecessary while operating machine.

13: Don’t talk to others when they are operating a machine.

14; Get first aid immedietly for any injury.

15: Be sure you have sufficient light to see clearly check with the supervisor if you don’t enough.

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