WORKSHOP SAFETY RULES AND RESOLUTIONS

Subject : BASIC TECHNOLOGY

 

Term : FIRST TERM

 

Week: Week 2

 

Class : JSS1

 

 

Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of

CONCEPT OF TECHNOLOGY & CAREER PROSPECTS IN TECHNOLOGY

Topic :

WORKSHOP SAFETY RULES AND RESOLUTIONS

Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • Define safety
  • Explain various Workshop layout
  • Mention some Workshop safety rules and regulations(bench workers)
  • Write out Workshop safety rules & regulations(machines)
  • Define Workshop safety devices

Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation

 

Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks

 

 

CONTENT

  • Layout of the workshop
  • Workshop safety rules and regulations(bench workers)
  • Workshop safety rules & regulations(machines)
  • safety devices in the workshop

Safety rules/precautions are the rules and regulations guiding the movement and behavior of individual in the workshop to avoid vital accident. The following are the safety rules for bench workers:

  1. If chips are likely to fly, wear goggle.
  2. Always hold the work piece securely in the vice.
  3. Never use a chisel which has developed a mushroomed head.
  4. If a workplace is hot, mark it in some ways to indicate the facts to others.
  5. Always use a brush to remove chippings or filings. Do not use your hands to blow.

 

WORKSHOP LAYOUT

A WORKSHOP is a place where activities such as fabrication, designing, construction and drawing take place. It has an office, a toilet, a machine section and a store.

There should be a first aid box, work-benches and machines in it.

SAMPLE WORKSHOP LAYOUT

OFFICE

TOILET

DRAWING AND DESIGN SECTION

WOOD

SECTION

METAL

SECTION

MACHINE

SECTION

WORKSHOP SAFETY RULES AND REGULATION (BENCH WORKERS)

Safety means protection from, or not being exposed to the risk of harm or injury.

  1. Carry out all your activities with care and caution.
  2. All accidents whether minor or fatal must be reported.
  3. You must always wear goggles and nose mask during welding, drilling and metal or wood cutting.
  4. Return all tools and accessories to their proper storage areas after use.

WORKSHOP SAFETY RULES AND REGULATION (MACHINES)

  1. Safety goggles should be worn when performing machining operations to protect the eyes from flying particles.
  2. Loose-clothing should be worn in order to prevent being caught by revolving parts of machines.
  3. Before operating any machines, time should be taken to make sure that the machines are completely in order.
  4. No attempt should be made to remove chips from the machine with hands.
  5. No attempt should be made to stop machines with hands even when the power has been switched off.
  6. Avoid touching any moving parts of the machine and do not lean on it.
  7. Workshop/machines must be cleaned each day after work.

*Students should comport themselves properly while in the workshop.

 

WORKSHOP SAFETY DEVICES

To maintain safety in the workshop, practical safety devices should be provided and used to protect delicate parts of the body. These include:

  1. Hand gloves: To protect the palms and fingers
  2. The shield or safety goggles: To protect the eyes.
  3. Boots / Hard sole shoes: To protect the legs, the feet and the toes.
  4. The Helmet: To protect the head.
  5. Overall: To protect the chest and body generally.
  6. Nose mask: To protect the nose from inhaling dust.
  7. Fire extinguisher and sand buckets: These are to be used to stop fire from destroying lives and property.

 

 

Safety Rules for Machine Users

  1. Never indulge in horse play in a machinery workshop or in the metal workshop in general.
  2. Never operate a machine unless you have been properly instructed in its use.
  3. Always ensure you are properly dressed for the job in hand. Always wear some type of eye protection when using machines especially grinding machines.
  4. It is very important to read the maker’s instructions on all packed goods before opening or unscrewing stoppers on new machines even if you think you know the procedure. It is possible that the makers have amended their instructions since your last reading.
  5. Never clean the machine when it is on motion.

READING ASSIGNMENT

Read on workshop safety rules and regulations from Introductory Technology (JSS1) by NERDC. Pages 6-12

 

Presentation

 

The topic is presented step by step

 

Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics

 

Step 2.

He introduces the new topic

 

Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise

 

 

Conclusion

The lesson is concluded when the class teacher wraps up the lesson by giving the pupils some notes.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.

EVALUATION

  1. Draw a simple basic workshop layout.
  2. State five safety rules and regulation for (a) bench workers (b) machines.
  3. Mention five (5) workshop safety devices.
  4. State their uses.

 

THEORY

    1. Draw a typical Basic Technology workshop layout.
    2. State five (5) workshop safety precautions.
    3. Mention five (5) workshop safety devices.

 

WEEKEND HOMEWORK

  1. _______ is a place where activities such as fabrication, designing, construction and drawing take place. (a) Factory (b) Hospital (c) Hostel (d) Workshop.
  2. ______ means protection from, or not being exposed to, the risk of harm or injury (a) Methodology (b) Skill (c) Safety (d) Technology
  3. _______is a negative experience that happens to somebody when he does not expect it (a) An accident (b) Disease (c) Fire outbreak (d) Electrical sparking.
  4. The following are causes of accidents except (a) using appropriate safety devices (b) Lack of concentration (c) horseplay (d) Lack of carefulness in handling machines
  5. _____ are to be used to stop fire from destroying lives (a) Extinguishers and bucket of sand (b) Helmets (c) Boots (d) Goggles

 

Assignment

Prepare for the next lesson by reading about

WORKSHOP SAFETY (II)- DEFINITION OF ACCIDENTS

 

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