Textiles Safety Presentation

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Transcript Textiles Safety Presentation

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What is a hazard?
 A hazard is any risk
you may take that
may endanger the
health and safety of
a person
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Some examples of hazards
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Running in the textiles room and
boisterous behaviour

Placing fingers in front of the sewing
machine needle

Handing scissors by the blade
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Leaving the iron switched on and
unattended
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Using damaged equipment
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Talking to your friend whilst sewing
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
Ask questions-
If you are unsure
of how to do
something, ask
first. There is no
such thing as a
silly question.
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Ensure the iron
is switched off
when filled with
water
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Walk, don’t run
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Stay focusedPay attention to
what you are
doing
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Tell your
teacher if you
can see a piece
of equipment
looks damaged
e.g. frayed cord
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Thread the
needle of your
sewing machine
when the
machine is off
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Comply with
the school rules,
no jewellery is
to be worn. It
can get caught
in machinery
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 When
machining, guide
material from the
sides. Do NOT
place fingers in
front of the
presser foot
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Wear correct
Personal
Protective
Equipment (PPE)
e.g. Leather
shoes, no loose
clothing, no
jewellery, hair
tied back
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Clean as you go
and at the end of
the lesson ensure
that your work
space and
classroom are left
clean and tidy
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How to stay safe in the
Textiles Lab
 Remember to ensure that your
actions do not have negative
consequences on yourself or those
around you.
 If you see someone doing
something dangerous, let them
know
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Let’s Get Started
 Now, we will have a safety test.
Remember In order to sew, you MUST get 100%
on this test.
 Good luck!
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