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Safety 1

Diesel- safety terms

TermDefinition
Accident Any suddenly occurring, unintentional event which causes injury or property damage.
Adjustments To regulate clearances and pressures within tolerance to manufacturer's specifications.
Carelessness Failure to think before one acts; failure to pay attention.
Combustible Capable of bursting into flames.
Disassemble To take apart in a clean, correct, orderly manner.
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Federal regulatory agency dealing with things that cause harm to the environment and living things.
Explosive Capable of being easily ignited; burning with extreme rapidity.
First Aid Immediate temporary care given to the victim of an accident or sudden illness until the services of a doctor/physician are given.
Hazard Source of danger
Hazardous Material Materials that can cause harm to a person's well being or damage and pollute the land, air, or water. There are 4 categories.
Four Categories of Hazardous Material Flammable, Corrosive, Toxic, Reactive
Flammable (Hazardous Material) Materials that will catch fire or explode.
Corrosive (Hazardous Material) Materials that are so caustic that they can dissolve metals and burn skin and eyes.
Toxic (Hazardous Material) Materials that can cause illness or death after inhaling or contacting the skin.
Reactive (Hazardous Material) Materials that will become unstable (burn, explode, give off toxic vapors) If mixed with air, water, heat or other materials.
Hazardous Waste Leftover by-products that contain dangerous chemicals that could be harmful to the environment or to living things coming into contact with them.
Liability Legal responsibility which binds an individual in law and justice to do something which may be enforced by action. (If you do something that breaks a law, you can be legally held responsible for what you did.)
Measure To determine the size of an object and compare with a standard size to determine if the object shows signs of wear.
SDS (Safety Data Sheets) Contains all pertinent (important) information about that hazardouse material.
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Federal legislation designed to ensure safe and sanitary conditions for employees.
NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) The federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work related injury and illness.
Reassemble To put back together new or used parts in a clean, correct and orderly manner.
Repair To put back into good condition after damage.
Right-to-Know This is the hazard communication federal legislation administered by OSHA. It requires any company that produces or uses hazardous chemicals or substances must inform its employees and customers of the potential for danger, makes transparent.
Safety State or condition of being free from danger.
Test To operate equipment or engine to check performance and adjustments.
Safety State or condition of being free from danger.
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