Lesson Plan : Hazards on the Job Site

Teacher Name:
 Warren Berry
Grade:
 Grade 11-12
Subject:
 Vocational Ed.

Topic:
 Hazards on the job site
Content:
 Welding Flame Cutting Trenches and Excavations Proximity Work Confined Spaces Motorized Vehicles
Goals:
 Students to understand common hazards on the job site. Students will understand some of the basic warnings while welding. Students will understand why Personal Protective Equipment is important. Students will understand and obey certain safety rules while working in trenches and excavations. Students will understand what proximity work is and why they should use caution. Students will understand the consequences of entering a confined space without proper training. Students will understand the safety guidelines when you operate motorized vehicles on a job site.
Objectives:
 Explain the appropriate safety precautions to take around common job-site hazards. Demonstrate the appropriate personal protective equipment for welding ad flame cutting and why they are important. Explain a typical oxyacetylene welding/cutting outfit. Explain being safe on certain job sites.
Materials:
 Welder/cutting outfit, personal protection equipment fr welding/cutting, makers/chalk, whiteboard/chalkboard
Introduction:
 It is impossible to list all the hazards that can exist on a construction job site. We will discuss some of the most common hazards and how to deal with them.
Development:
 Review common job-site hazards. Discuss the consequences of removing a protective cap if the cylinder is not secured. Explain why it is essential to wear proper eye protection during anarc welding operation. Discuss fire prevention programs and explain how to implement a fire watch when welding and cutting. Review the symptoms of flash burn to the eye. Emphasize that workers must not ever wear contacts while weling. Discuss problems that could result from cutting galvanized metal without proper ventilation. Emphasize that if a torch goes out, the gas supply must be shut off immediately. Stress that a compressed hose must never be pointed toward anouther person. Explain how to prevent damage to regulators. Explain how to inspect a work area for fire hazards. Discuss the consequences of working on the face of an excavation in which concrete slabs have been used to flatten the surrounding area. Review the hazard and accident prevention methods associated with pressurized or high tempetature systems.
Practice:
 Ask students to make a list of hazards they think might be present and discuss potential hazards and solutions. Ask a student to explain problems that could result if oxygen mixes with oil or grease. Ask a student to explain how hot dross can cause severe injuries. Ask a student to explain why it is important to stand to the side when opening valves. Ask a student to explain when a barricade should be installed.

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