# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Agricultural Production Technology Task 365310743

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate the use of protective clothing and equipment.

Definition

Demonstration should include
  • protective clothing and equipment for the
    • eyes
    • respiratory system
    • auditory functions
    • feet
    • hands
    • body
  • safety measures related to grooming/hygiene
    • tying long hair
    • avoiding loose clothing/jewelry
    • cleaning greasy hands, shoes, or clothing
    • never using dirty or scratched eye protection.
Demonstration should include the correct use, hazards, and precautions associated with each, in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and government regulations concerning hazardous materials and lab safety.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What hazards exist due to loose-fitting clothing or long hair?
  • When is it advisable to use goggles in an agricultural mechanics lab/workshop?
  • Would it ever be necessary to wear ear protection in an agricultural mechanics lab/workshop? Explain.
  • Why are boots, or shoes covering the entire foot, worn in agricultural mechanics labs/workshops?