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Maintain a safe working environment.

Definition

Maintenance should be ongoing and should include regular inspection of the work environment. Maintenance should result in identifying potential hazards on a job site or in the lab, such as unstable or improperly erected scaffolding, electrical hazards, job site debris, improperly stored materials, and air quality hazards. When present, hazards must be remedied by appropriate measures and comply with school and instructor's guidelines.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some examples of job site hazards?
  • Why is it important to use good housekeeping standards on a job site?
  • Why is it important to store materials and tools in their proper places?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and follow directions to complete an application for college admission, for a scholarship, or for employment.
  3. Generalize ideas from selections to make predictions about other texts.
  4. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.
  5. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  6. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  7. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  8. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.

12.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.
  2. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  3. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.

Other Related Standards

NCCER Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills, 2009

00101-09 Basic Safety

 

NCCER Electrical Standards, 2011

26102-11 Electrical Safety