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saftey terms

safety terms

BODY MECHANICS The way in which the body moves and maintains balance while making the most efficient use of all its parts
BASE OF SUPPORT Keep the feet 8-10 inches part or shoulder width
Occupational Safety and Health Admnistration (OSHA) A division of Labor that establishes and enforce safety standards for the workplace. It helps the worker.
Material safety Data Sheets (MSDS) This sheet will contain information about a product. The product chemical ingredients, precautions to use the chemical, how to safely clean up an spill, first aid procedures if you exposed chemical on skin or eyes.
Blood borne Pathogen standard Mandates to protect healthcare providers from diseases caused by exposure to body fluids. ( urine, blood, stool, semen, vaginal secretions, cerebrospinal fluid, saliva.)
ERGONOMICS is applied science used to promote the safety and well being of a person by adapting the environment and using techniques to prevent injuries.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER (CLASS A) Used to extinguish fire made from paper, cloth, plastic and wood
FIRE EXTINGUISHER (CLASS B) Used to extinguish fire made from gasoline, oil,paint, grease and cooking fat
FIRE EXTINGUISHER (CLASS C) Used to extinguish fire made form electrical things, appliances, fuse boxes, electrical outlets. Turn electricity first before putting out the fire.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER (CLASS D) Used to extinguish fire made from burning or combustible metals( magnesium, titanium, and sodium)
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