Auto Shop Safety
Terms in this set (18)
Personal Protection Equipment such as safety glasses, welding coat, welding shield, gloves etc.
NIOSH - National Institute for Safety & Health
certifies respirators &
other safety equipment.
micro-organism that causes diseases
Hazardous material found in some brake pads.
CO - Carbon Monoxide
a poisonous gas, can cause nausea,
headaches and death
The study of workplace design. Studies tools used,
lighting types, movements required, etc.
OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
created in 1970) - to establish standards & procedures that help decrease the number of accidents, injuries & death in the work place.
MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheets
important information for what to do if you come in contact with a hazardous chemical
Prevention of contaminants / hazardous wastes
Spill prevention - drain pans ,Recycle or dispose of hazardous waste, Clean-up - speedy dry,Recycle or dispose of hazardous waste ex. antifreeze & oil
Fire Extinguisher Type D
combustible metals: iron, magnesium
Fire Extinguisher Type C
electrical equipment: motor, switch, etc
Fire Extinguisher Type B
flammable liquids: grease, gas, oil, etc.
Fire Extinguisher -Type A
combustibles: wood, paper, rubbish, etc
Do not smoke around flammables
Quick spill cleanup
Catch leaking petroleum products (ex. gas)
Store no more than 5 gallons of gas in the shop
at a time
Use OSHA approved containers & cabinets
Fire started by chemical reaction without a spark. *
In Case of Emergency
Chemical in eye - flush with water for 15 minutes
Check Material Safety Data Sheet
Avoid direct contact with blood (blood borne pathogens)
Major Hazards in the Automotive Workplace
Exit doors and aisles
Ventilation ( * carbon monoxide is a colorless,
odorless, tasteless poisonous gas * )
Hazardous Materials in the Auto Shop
Used Automatic Transmission Fluid
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