What are Safety practices importance in institute workshops
The main objective of the training programs is to train manpower to produce technicians. Therefore, the safety practices in the workshops of institutes are considered very important.
(A) Metal Work
The proper safe attitude is very important in preventing accidents. The attitude is developed by accepting the guidance and safety rules. Remember,”the right way is the safe way”.
While working in the metal work area, Always follow this guidance:-
- Roll your sleeves above your elbows.
- Remove your tie or tuck it in your shirt
- Don’t wear wristwatch, rings, and other jewelry which might get caught in moving parts of machinery you must need to out from the body.
- Keep your hair cut short or wear a cap to keep long hair from getting caught in machinery.
- Wear a shop coat or apron to protect your clothing.
- Wear safety goggles or face shield when drilling, grinding, buffing when there is a danger of flying chips.
When working with tools in metal-working areas following guide points help in developing safe working techniques:-
- Don’t try to use tools and equipment if you are not familiar with them.
- Do neglect to enter another work area without good reasons.
- Do not disturb them by talking to them while they are working.
- Report all defective or broken tools to the safety manager of related stuff.
- Dull tools are dangerous and will not work properly.
- Keep all cutting edges sharp.
- Replace crack hammer handles and fasten tightly.
- Never use a file without a handle.
- Never carry sharp edges tools in your pocket.
- Precautions using manual electric hand tools; check the electrical connections, plugs, and switches in good condition.
- Clean and put away all tools and accessories after their use.
- Wipe up any oil or grease which might have dropped on the floor.
- Always carry tools and workpieces with their points or sharp edges downward. It is a good practice to protect sharp cutting edges with heavy paper, a piece of wood, or a canvas or leather cover.