Unit 1: Safety

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Unit 1: Safety
2013-11-02 20:45:39
Ground Safety

001: Housekeeping consistent with safety of personnel and equipment 002: Hazardous Chemicals
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  1. List the personnel characteristics that cause a person to perform an unsafe act or to overlook or tolerate an unsafe condition.
    • Innatentiveness
    • Exciteability
    • Impatience
    • Stubborness
  2. What should be accomplished after every maintenance action?
    Area should be policed and left in a clean, orderly condition. Tools and equipment must be accounted for and stored.
  3. Failure to clean up drips and spills can cause what dangers?
    Slips and falls
  4. List the principles of Risk Management (RM).
    • accept no unnecessary risk
    • make risk decisions at the appropriate level
    • integrate RM into operations, activities, and planning at all levels
    • apply the process cyclically and continuously
  5. What's considered to be the direct cause of many accidents?
    Unsafe acts and conditions
  6. What is defined as rough or boisterous play, and is a major cause of accidents?
  7. What type of protective clothing do you wear while working around hot exhaust or tailpipes?
    Gloves and long-sleeved shirts
  8. What position do you assume to lift an object from a level lower than your waist?
    Squatting position
  9. Why must supervisors be given formal safety training?
    • They must have a knowledge of accident prevention to determine and eliminate hazards
    • To train personnel in OJT safety
  10. Name the two most frequent methods used in job safety training.
    Personnel interviews and 5 minute "stand-up" talks
  11. When should you replace cracked or broken tools?
  12. What methods can you follow to prevent fires in maintenance areas?
    • Don't accumulate oily rags
    • Obey signs in no smoking areas
    • Never deposit cig buts or matches in trash
    • Never allow clothing to become saturated with flammables
    • Don't store flammables in open containers
  13. What characteristics constitute a hazardous chemical?
    • Combustable
    • Unstable
    • Irritant
    • Explosive
    • Water Reactive
    • Corrosive
    • Flammable
    • Toxic
  14. What should you do if your clothes become splashed or sprayed with chemicals?
    Leave the area immediately and remove them
  15. What info does MSDS provide you?
    • Explanation of the date of the chemicals
    • PPE recommended by the manufacturer
  16. What info must be included on hazardous waste labels?
    Type of waste and the "accumulation start" entries
  17. What must be considered to make a sealant effective?
    Correct sealant selected and applied correctly
  18. Sealants are packaged and available in what general U/I's?
    • Two part can kit (KT)
    • Premixed and frozen (OZ)
    • Semkit cartridge (CA)
  19. What TOs cover sealants, solvents, and adhesives?
    • 41A3-1-2 General use of cements, sealants, and coatings
    • 1-1-691 ACFT weapons systems - cleaning and corrosion control
  20. What is the sealant application life?
    Length of time a mixed sealing compound remains usable at 77*F and 50% humidity
  21. What is the purpose of solvents?
    Dissolve oily and greasy soils so they can be easily wiped away or absorbed on a cloth