# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Building Management II Task 75562567

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

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, cords)
  • identifying standard safety procedures (i.e., shop practices, manufacturer's recommendations)
  • observing a demonstration of the safe operation and use of each piece of machinery in the shop.

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?