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Inspect course-specific hand and power tools to visually identify defects.

Definition

Inspection of power tools should include
  • identifying components of machinery (e.g., guards, blades, moving parts, start/stop switches)
  • identifying standard safety procedures (i.e., lab practices and manufacturer's recommendations)
  • observing a demonstration of the safe operation and use of each piece of machinery in lab.
Inspection of hand tools should include identification of tool defects.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some of the basic power tools used in construction?
  • What are the proper actions to take before using a power circular saw?
  • Why should a power tool always be grounded?

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