# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 230397549

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate the safe use of protective clothing and equipment.

Definition

Demonstration should include the types of protective clothing and equipment (e.g., protection of the eyes, respiratory system, auditory functions, feet, hands, and body) and grooming/hygiene (e.g., precautions related to hair length; loose clothing/jewelry; greasy hands, shoes, or clothing; dirty or scratched eye protection). Demonstration should also include the correct use and the precautions associated with each, in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and government regulations concerning hazardous material and shop safety.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What hazards exist due to loose-fitting clothing or long hair?
  • When is it advisable to use goggles in a small engine lab/workshop?
  • Would it ever be necessary to wear ear protection in the small engine repair lab/workshop?
  • Why are steel-toed boots and shoes worn in small-engine-repair labs/workshops?