|Quinter High School Industrial Arts|
QUINTER HIGH SCHOOL
1.Keep all hand tools sharp.
2. Know the name of each tool and it’s capacity for doing work.
3. Learn to select and use the proper tool in the proper way. It is safer and the job can be done faster and better.
4. Examine tools before using them. Report faulty tools immediately.
5. Beware of all hazards. If coping saw blades, drill, or other articles made of tool steel are bent, twisted, or etc., they may snap and send off flying particles.
6. Beware of tools with mushroom heads. Hitting such tools with a hammer may cause a piece of steel to break off and fly like a bullet.
7. Never pound any hardened metal or tools with a hard-faced hammer.
8. Never use a hammer with a loose or split handle or chipped face.
9. Never use a file without a handle.
10. Keep the fingers away from the handsaw blade when sawing (except when starting a cut). The saw may jump out of the kerf and skid on the hand.
11. When tools are not in use, put them in a safe position.
12. Never put sharp-edged tools into your pockets.
13. Do not disassemble any tool until the instructor has demonstrated how to do it.
14. Carry shop tools with the cutting edge down and away from your legs.
15. Wear eye protection at all times.
16. Hand tools to fellow students with handle first.
17. Stop working when the instructor is out of the room.