Chapter 01 - Chapter 1 Tools and Safety Upon completion and...

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Chapter 1 Tools and Safety Upon completion and review of this chapter, the student should be able to: Overview This chapter in both manuals discusses automotive shop safety. Practicing safety is a mark of professionalism. Safety aspects discussed here include dress, tool, and equipment maintenance; fire safety; shop inspections; and safe handling of batteries. Hazardous material identification and accident response are also explained. 1
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2 Instructor’s Guide to Accompany Today’s Technician: Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles 3E Classroom Manual Objectives Explain how safety practices are part of professional behavior. Dress safely and professionally. Recognize fire hazards. Inspect equipment and tools for unsafe conditions. Properly work around batteries. Explain the procedures for responding to an accident. Identify substances that could be regarded as hazardous materials. Shop Manual Objectives Identify and describe the purpose of hand tools commonly found in a basic automotive technician’s tool set. Describe the use of common pneumatic, electrical, and hydraulic power tools found in an automotive service department. Describe some of the special tools used to service automatic transmissions. Explain the importance of safety and accident prevention in an automotive shop. Explain the basic principles of personal safety, including the use of protective eye wear, clothing, gloves, shoes, and hearing protection. Explain the procedures and precautions for safely using tools and equipment. Explain the precautions that need to be followed to safely raise a vehicle on a lift. Properly lift heavy objects. Extinguish the common variety of fires. Safely work around and with batteries. Describe the purpose of the laws concerning hazardous wastes and materials, including the Right-to-Know laws.
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Reading Assignments Classroom Manual, pages 1-9 Shop Manual, pages 1-34 Terms to Know Allen wrench Blowgun Box-end wrench Breakout box Caustic Class A fire Class B fire Class C fire Class D fire CO (Carbon Monoxide) Corrosivity Hazardous waste Ignitability Jack stands Line wrench Open-end wrench OSHA Phillips screwdriver Press-fit Reactivity Right-to-Know laws Safety stands Scan tool Shank Torque wrench Toxicity Volatile Lecture Outline and Notes I. Objectives Review the chapter’s objectives. II. Introduction
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course AUTOMOTIVE 241 taught by Professor Saxton during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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