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All students are required to pass this test with 100% before they will be able to use the prototyping lab and lab tools.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Keep your work area clean and orderly; neatly arrange equipment and material. Do not allow parts, metal, wires, scrap or other material to accumulate on the shop floors or in work areas. Place drink cups, cans, bottles, paper, lunch scraps, etc., in the proper containers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. It is important to keep the work area clean and orderly to ensure a safe and efficient working environment. Neatly arranging equipment and material helps to prevent accidents and allows for easy access when needed. Accumulation of parts, metal, wires, scrap, or other material on the shop floors or work areas can create hazards and hinder productivity. Additionally, placing drink cups, cans, bottles, paper, lunch scraps, etc., in the proper containers helps to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the workplace.

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  • 2. 

    Report every injury to your teacher immediately, no matter how slight or insignificant the injury may seem.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to report every injury to your teacher immediately, regardless of how minor or insignificant it may seem. This is because even seemingly small injuries can have underlying complications or develop into more serious issues. Reporting all injuries allows the teacher to assess the situation and provide appropriate assistance or medical attention if necessary. By promptly reporting injuries, potential risks can be identified and addressed, ensuring the safety and well-being of everyone involved. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 3. 

    If you are unsure about the safe operation or process of a job, request assistance from your teacher.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that if you are unsure about how to safely perform a job, it is recommended to seek help and guidance from your teacher. This emphasizes the importance of prioritizing safety and seeking assistance when needed, rather than attempting to carry out a task without proper knowledge or understanding. It promotes a responsible and cautious approach towards job operations.

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  • 4. 

    It is not necessary to report unsafe conditions to your teacher immediately.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is important to report unsafe conditions to your teacher immediately. This ensures that the necessary actions can be taken to address the issue and prevent any potential harm or accidents. Delaying the reporting of unsafe conditions may increase the risk to oneself and others. Therefore, the given statement is incorrect.

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  • 5. 

    Horseplay is forbidden. Do not disturb or interfere with other students when they are performing their job.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "Horseplay is forbidden" indicates that engaging in rough or playful behavior is not allowed. This implies that students should not disrupt or interrupt their fellow classmates while they are performing their job. Therefore, the correct answer is True, as it aligns with the given statement.

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  • 6. 

    Be certain all safety guards are in place before operating any machine or equipment. Guards must be replaced as soon as repairs or servicing on a machine has been completed and before the machine is put into operation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that it is important to ensure all safety guards are in place before operating any machine or equipment. This is to prevent accidents or injuries that could occur if the guards are not in place. Additionally, guards must be replaced after repairs or servicing to ensure that the machine is still properly protected before it is used again.

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  • 7. 

    Verify the safety of students and teacher before energizing or operating any equipment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is emphasizing the importance of ensuring the safety of both students and teachers before energizing or operating any equipment. This means that before starting any equipment, it is necessary to make sure that all individuals in the vicinity are safe and protected. This could involve checking that everyone is wearing appropriate safety gear, that there are no potential hazards present, and that everyone is aware of the potential risks associated with the equipment. By prioritizing safety, accidents and injuries can be prevented.

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  • 8. 

    When a machine is de-energized for the purpose of changing setup or making minor adjustments, the operator must pull the cord controlling this machine. This will allow the equipment to come to a complete stop, enabling the operator to lock and tag out this machine. He must then push the start button to ensure the machine is definitely de-energized.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When a machine is de-energized for setup or adjustments, the operator must pull the cord to stop the machine and then lock and tag it out. After that, the operator should push the start button to confirm that the machine is completely de-energized. This process ensures the safety of the operator and prevents any accidental re-energization of the machine. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 9. 

    Never tie down, block out or otherwise make inoperative any type of safety device, attachment, method or guard.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because it is important to never disable or remove any safety devices, attachments, methods, or guards. These safety measures are put in place to protect individuals from potential hazards or accidents. By keeping them intact and operational, it ensures a safe working environment and reduces the risk of injuries or accidents.

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  • 10. 

    Don't worry about caution and danger signs. Ignore all horns, alarms or verbal commands.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that caution and danger signs should be ignored, as well as horns, alarms, or verbal commands. This is not a safe approach as caution and danger signs are put in place to alert individuals of potential hazards or risks. Ignoring them can lead to accidents or injuries. Additionally, disregarding horns, alarms, or verbal commands can result in failure to respond to important instructions or warnings. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 11. 

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) required in each shop must be worn as specified. Safety-toe shoes, bump hats, safety glasses with sideshields, goggles, faceshields, respirators and other forms of protective equipment or clothing are for employee protection.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because personal protective equipment (PPE) is required in each shop and must be worn as specified. PPE such as safety-toe shoes, bump hats, safety glasses with sideshields, goggles, faceshields, respirators, and other forms of protective equipment or clothing are necessary for employee protection. This equipment helps to minimize the risk of injuries or accidents in the workplace. Therefore, it is important for employees to wear the specified PPE to ensure their safety.

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  • 12. 

    Neckties, rings, watches and loose or ragged clothing create a hazard when operating drills, lathes or other rotating or moving equipment or machinery.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Neckties, rings, watches, and loose or ragged clothing can get caught in the moving parts of drills, lathes, or other rotating equipment, posing a risk of injury. This is why it is important to avoid wearing such items while operating machinery to prevent accidents. Therefore, the statement "Neckties, rings, watches, and loose or ragged clothing create a hazard when operating drills, lathes or other rotating or moving equipment or machinery" is true.

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  • 13. 

    Never use an air hose for cleaning or dusting yourself off. Never point an air hose at anyone. Special cleaning guns must be used when cleaning with air; approved safety guns must not exceed 30 pounds per square inch (psi). Never use an air hose for dusting off brake shoes and parts.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Using an air hose for cleaning or dusting oneself off can be dangerous as it can cause injury to the skin or eyes. Pointing an air hose at someone can also cause harm. When cleaning with air, special cleaning guns should be used to ensure safety, and these guns should not exceed 30 psi. Lastly, using an air hose for dusting off brake shoes and parts is not recommended. Therefore, it is true that an air hose should not be used for cleaning or dusting oneself off.

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  • 14. 

    Never stack material or product so that it obstructs safety equipment, aisles, ladders, steps, electric boxes, etc. Always pile large or heavy material on the bottom and smaller material on top.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement advises against stacking material or product in a way that obstructs safety equipment, aisles, ladders, steps, electric boxes, etc. It also suggests that large or heavy material should be piled on the bottom, with smaller material on top. This promotes safety and prevents accidents in the workplace.

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  • 15. 

    When storing material, stay clear of objects being moved or handled by any type of conveyance. Be sure to keep your hands and body clear of moving parts, machinery, hoists, etc.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement advises individuals to stay clear of objects being moved or handled by any type of conveyance and to keep their hands and body clear of moving parts, machinery, hoists, etc. This implies that the statement is emphasizing the importance of safety precautions when storing material and indicates that the statement is true.

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  • 16. 

    Students with long hair must tie their hair back or tuck it under their bump cap so it won't be caught in any rotating machinery or parts.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because long hair can pose a safety hazard in a work environment with rotating machinery or parts. If not tied back or tucked under a bump cap, long hair can get caught in the machinery, potentially causing serious injuries. Therefore, it is important for students with long hair to follow this safety precaution to prevent accidents.

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  • 17. 

    Clamp or secure equipment or material to prevent it from shifting or rotating when drilling, grinding, operating a lathe, etc.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is suggesting that it is necessary to clamp or secure equipment or material to prevent it from shifting or rotating during activities such as drilling, grinding, or operating a lathe. This is important for safety reasons as it helps to maintain stability and control over the equipment or material, reducing the risk of accidents or damage. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 18. 

    Never remove a tag labeled "caution," "danger," etc., without authorization.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement emphasizes the importance of authorization when it comes to removing tags labeled as "caution," "danger," etc. It implies that removing such tags without proper authorization can lead to potential risks or hazards. Therefore, the correct answer is "True" as it aligns with the importance of following proper procedures and protocols to ensure safety.

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  • 19. 

    Only follow shop rules when you think it will provide personal safety. Manufacturer's recommendations for equipment should be ignored.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The correct answer is False. This is because it is important to follow both shop rules and manufacturer's recommendations for equipment, not just when it relates to personal safety. Shop rules are in place to ensure a safe and efficient working environment, while manufacturer's recommendations are based on their expertise and knowledge of the equipment. Ignoring either of these can lead to accidents, damage to equipment, and potential harm to oneself and others.

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  • 20. 

    Please explain why you think it is important to follow all safety rules and why any incidents should be reported to your teacher immediately.

  • 21. 

    Which of the following objects can cause injury to yourself or others around you.  (Check all that apply).

    • A.

      Razor Blades

    • B.

      Screw Drivers

    • C.

      Box Cutters

    • D.

      Glue Gun

    • E.

      Scissors

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Razor Blades
    B. Screw Drivers
    C. Box Cutters
    D. Glue Gun
    E. Scissors
    Explanation
    All of the listed objects have the potential to cause injury to oneself or others. Razor blades, screwdrivers, box cutters, and scissors are sharp objects that can easily cut or puncture the skin. Glue guns can cause burns if mishandled or if hot glue comes into contact with the skin. Therefore, all the objects listed can pose a risk of injury.

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  • 22. 

    Never cut or point toward your own body or another person.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement advises against cutting or pointing towards one's own body or another person. This is a safety precaution to avoid accidents or injuries. By not cutting or pointing in these directions, the risk of causing harm to oneself or others is minimized. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 23. 

    When carrying pointed or sharp objects, conceal blade in sheath or proper place.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement advises to conceal the blade of pointed or sharp objects in a sheath or proper place while carrying them. This is a safety precaution to prevent accidental injuries or harm to oneself or others. By concealing the blade, the risk of accidentally cutting oneself or causing harm is minimized. Therefore, the statement is true as it promotes responsible handling and transportation of sharp objects.

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  • 24. 

    Never cut on object while on thigh or other body parts. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Cutting on objects while on thigh or other body parts can be extremely dangerous and can result in serious injuries. This is because the thigh and other body parts have important blood vessels, nerves, and organs that can be easily damaged. Therefore, it is important to avoid cutting on these areas to prevent any potential harm.

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  • 25. 

    Use proper clamps to hold items in place.  Never use hand to secure an item while cutting. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Using proper clamps to hold items in place while cutting is a safe practice because it ensures that the item remains stable and secure during the cutting process. This reduces the risk of accidents or injuries caused by the item slipping or moving unexpectedly. On the other hand, using hands to secure an item while cutting is dangerous as it can lead to cuts or other injuries if the cutting tool slips or if the item moves suddenly. Therefore, it is important to always use clamps instead of hands to secure items while cutting.

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  • 26. 

    Always wear proper safety gear, including eye protection.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to always wear proper safety gear, including eye protection, to prevent any potential injuries or accidents. Wearing eye protection can shield the eyes from harmful substances, flying debris, or any other hazards that may cause harm. By wearing the appropriate safety gear, individuals can minimize the risk of eye-related injuries and ensure their overall safety.

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  • 27. 

    Which of the following statements are true regarding hot glue guns and wire foam cutters:  (Select all that are correct.)

    • A.

      Never place hands or other body parts on metal components.

    • B.

      Never point or press glue gun against another person.

    • C.

      Never touch cutting wire on foam cutter.

    • D.

      Always keep electrical devices away from water.

    • E.

      Always unplug device when not in use.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Never place hands or other body parts on metal components.
    B. Never point or press glue gun against another person.
    C. Never touch cutting wire on foam cutter.
    D. Always keep electrical devices away from water.
    E. Always unplug device when not in use.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a combination of safety precautions for both hot glue guns and wire foam cutters. It is important to never place hands or other body parts on metal components to avoid burns or other injuries. Additionally, it is crucial to never point or press a glue gun against another person to prevent accidents. When using a foam cutter, it is important to never touch the cutting wire to avoid burns or electrical shocks. It is always recommended to keep electrical devices away from water to prevent electrical hazards. Lastly, it is important to always unplug the device when not in use to avoid any potential accidents or electrical issues.

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  • 28. 

    When using hand tools only tools that look dangerous should be used with care.  Items can be used for anything, even if it is not what they were originally designed for.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that only tools that appear dangerous should be used with caution when using hand tools. However, this is not true. All hand tools, regardless of their appearance, should be used with care to prevent accidents and injuries. Additionally, the statement implies that items can be used for purposes other than their original design, which is also false as using tools for unintended purposes can be unsafe and lead to accidents. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 29. 

    Horseplay and practical jokes are always unexceptable in the lab.  This behavior can cause injury or death to yourself or others in the lab.   

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Horseplay and practical jokes are indeed always unacceptable in the lab because they can lead to serious consequences such as injury or even death. The lab is a controlled environment where safety protocols need to be followed strictly to prevent accidents and ensure the well-being of everyone present. Engaging in horseplay or practical jokes disregards these safety measures and puts oneself and others at risk. Therefore, it is important to understand and respect the seriousness of the lab environment and refrain from engaging in such behavior.

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