Work Hazards for Mechanics:
- Physical hazards of working around vehicles
- Solvents, fuels and other chemicals associated with vehicles
- Dusts, vapors and vehicle emissions in enclosed spaces
- Metal fumes from cutting and welding
Lowering Your Risk
- Review the MSDS Sheets for the chemicals and products you work with.
- Know the proper procedures for the equipment and materials you use and follow them!
- Wear the proper personal protective equipment for each activity.
- Handle materials properly to avoid physical injury and chemical exposure.
- Use care when working with vehicles on lifts or jacks.
- Dispose of waste products properly.
- Keep work area organized to limit physical hazards.
- Make sure ventilation equipment is working properly.
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