17.2 General Shop Safety
|Too many cords per outlet
Ungrounded tools, equipment
|Gasoline, degreasers, paint thinners,
Ungrounded tools or solvent containers
Lack of appropriate fire extinguishers
|Chemical: Toxic Liquids
Toxic Fumes, Gases, Dusts
|Cleaning solvents, degreasers, etc.
motor exhaust, etc.
Pinching, Cutting, Amputation
|Oxygen, acetylene, air
Any power tool
Vises, power tools, hand tools
Wood/metal chips, electrical cords, oil, etc.
It is not possible to detail all the risks involved with shop
work. However, it is possible to foresee many hazards by
carefully planning each job. To prevent accidents, utilize your
knowledge, training, and common sense. Evaluate potential sources
of injury and attempt to eliminate any hazards.
Shop Safety Section