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Automotive Class Procedures and Safety Rules Designed for the protection of you & others

Always Remember to “Work Smart�

Come to class prepared • Pencil • Folder • Calculator

Attendance • Be on time for class • Do not miss class!!! • You are responsible for missed work

Dismissal Bell • Do not leave class until instructor gives permission

• No late work will be accepted.

Bathroom • Use the bathroom before class

No Food or Drink

No MP3 Players • No car stereos • No games

No Cell Phones

Everyone must wear Safety eye protection while observing or taking part in lab activities, before, during & after school. (Z.87 ANSI approved eyewear)

It’s the Law 146.015 Safety eye protective goggles. 146.015(1) (1) Every student and teacher in schools, colleges, universities and other educational institutions participating in or observing any of the following courses is required to wear appropriate industrial quality eye protective goggles at all times while participating in or observing such courses or laboratories:

One More Bit of Eye Injury Info • 2.5 million eye injuries occur annually in the U.S. • 2,500 of those per day from workplace accidents • Over 60% of workers injured are not wearing safety eye protection at the time of the injury • The average cost of an eye injury is $4,000 • The best eye protection you can wear is the kind you will wear! Please keep them on at all times.

Ear protection is recommended when decibel levels exceed healthy levels.

Skin protection is recommended when working with chemicals & corrosives.

Wear appropriate clothing while performing tasks.

Proper Footwear Required • No sandals

Do not wear jewelry on your wrists, fingers, ears, or neck while working on vehicles.

Long hair must be tied back to prevent getting caught up in moving machinery.

Horseplay, practical jokes, and fooling around will not be tolerated in the shop or the classroom.

Shop cleanliness & orderliness is important for a safe and efficient work environment.

Keep tools in good condition by using them properly and storing them properly. Please store them cleanly too.

Don’t attempt to use equipment that you are unfamiliar with. Always get the instructor’s demonstration before use.

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, poison gas present in engine exhaust. CO can kill you! Always use proper ventilation on running vehicles.

Only students with a valid driver’s license may move vehicles in & out of the lab.

Ted Nugent

One student per car • No passengers allowed to retrieve vehicles

No Parking by Auto Shop • Do not block Mr. Brown’s fence • Students park in student parking lot

When doing heavy or awkward lifting, always get assistance and lift with your knees, not your back.

Report all injuries to the teacher immediately.

Know First Aid Kit location

If injured, do not leave the area, the office must be called for first-aid. (extension 5511)


Use good judgment in all situations

No Vandalism • Vandalism or theft of school property or theft of another student’s projects or possessions may result in, but is not limited to: removal from class with an F, expenses for damages or loss, charged with destruction of private/public property, and/or theft, and possible expulsion from school.

To prevent fires, place all shop towels (rags) in the proper air-tight containers.

Types of Fires Class A= Class B=

Class C=

Do not cause sparks or fire in the area, especially near gasoline, batteries, or other fuel sources such as solvents or cleaners.

Fire Extinguishers • Located near exits • Dry Chemical Type – A, B, and C fires

Emergency Exit • Fire Drill – Go out nearest exit and meat across the street

• Tornado Drill – Stay in auto classroom

• Intruder Drill – Go into metals shop

Know the location of the MSDS binder. Material Safety Data Sheet

Work only under the supervision of an instructor. Do not work alone in the shop or the parking lot.

Keep automatic transmission vehicles in park & manual transmission vehicles in neutral & block the wheels while jacking or doing any running tests.

Enter your vehicle completely before cranking the engine.

All vehicles raised with jacks must be supported with safety stands or jack stands. Never trust a jack to hold a vehicle up.

All vehicles raised with jacks must be supported with safety stands or jack stands. Never trust a jack to hold a vehicle up.

All vehicles raised with jacks must be supported with safety stands or jack stands. Never trust a jack to hold a vehicle up.

Raise jack handles and stand up floor creepers when not in use to prevent tripping over them or slipping on them.

Have the Instructor check the hoist or jack location before lifting

Instructions for two post lift 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Guide…. Vehicle onto lift Find…… Proper vehicle lift points Set……. Lift arms in place Lift…….Until arms touch vehicle Lift…….Until wheels are off the ground and shake. 6. Lift…….To working height and set locks

Instructions for drive on lift 1. Guide vehicle onto lift – Do not stand in front of car

1. Chock wheels before getting out of vehicle 2. Lift to working height and set locks – Always close car doors!

Garage door • Never leave garage door half open

Always leave window open

$$$ • Before Work begins – All repair orders started – All parts paid for

• Only two students per job – Nobody will complete work alone

The ABC Rule of Shop Safety is Always Be Careful

Grading Scale 93-100% 90-92% 87-89% 85-86% 82-84% 80-81%

A B+ B BC+ C

78-79% 75-77% 72-74% 70-71% Below 70%


Final Grade Calculation P1, P2, P3 80% Total Points

Sem. Exam 20%



Homework- 20% Lab Work-




Example: 80% (C)

40% (F)




Exam Grade

72% (D)


Final 72.8


Participation Grade: Participation Grade: Start each semester with 100


10 point violations: • • • • • • •

- Daily participation (unexcused absence) - Safety Violation (safety glasses) - Not prepared for class (office supplies) - Clean up not completed - Cell phone/ Electrical Device violation - Daily Task not completed - Behavior/ Attitude Problem

5 point violations: • •

- 3 Free Tardies. Each additional = 5 point deduction - 5 excused absence. Each additional = 5 point deduction

*Participation points can be made up on an individual basis per instructor approval.

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