Safety Precautions of Mechanical Engineer

Safety Precautions:

(A): General Machine Shop:

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

2: Replace guards immediately 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. Someone 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 supervision.

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: Concentrate 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 immediately for any injury.

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

Clothing and Safety Equipment:

1: Always wear safety glasses, or face shields designed for the type of the work operating any machine

2: Wear safety shoes if heavy work is being done.

3: Wear clothing suited for the job, wear shoes with thick soles.

4: Don’t wear rings, watches, briskets or other jewellery that could get could get caught in moving machinery.

5: Don’t wear neck ties or loose turn clothing of any kind.

6: Wear shirts or uppers with sleaves cut off or rolled above the elbows.

7: Always remove gloves before turning on or operating a machine. If material is rough and sharp then gloves must be work place or handle material with machine turned off.

House Keeping:

1: Keeping floor free of oil, grease or any other liquid. Clean up spilled liquid immediately they are sleeping hazards.

2: Aisles should be clear, at all time to avoid tripping of other accident.

3: Store materials in such a way that they cannot become tripping hazards.

4: Don’t leave tools or work on the table of a machine even if the machine in not turning. Tools or work may fall off and cause the fact of injury.

5: Put tools always when not in use.

6: Place the scrap box.



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