# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Applied Agricultural Concepts Task 1416392180

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate the safe use of power tools.

Definition

Demonstration should include the various types of power tools (including pneumatic and electric tools) encountered in agricultural mechanics. Demonstration should emphasize the correct use, the hazards, the precautions, and the maintenance procedures associated with each, in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and government regulations.

Power tools could include but are not limited to
  • air impact gun
  • air hammer
  • air ratchet
  • air drill
  • drop light
  • electric drill
  • electric grinder.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What precautions should be taken when adjustments are made to power tools?
  • Why is training on the use of a power tool necessary before using it?