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Self-Check Safety Quiz 21

Pneumatic Tools

Directions: Study safety sheet 5-8 from the Safety Guidebook for Carpentry & Building Construction, ISBN 0-07-825352-7. Then choose the letter of the answer that best completes the statement or answers the question.

To prepare yourself to use an air compressor, you should
A)keep an extra hose on hand.
B)wear a construction vest.
C)wear eye and hearing protection.
D)wear insulating gloves.
Pressure of the compressed air is indicated in
A)pounds per square inch.
B)pounds per cubic foot.
C)square feet.
D)cubic feet.
The working pressure rating on the hose should be
A)20% higher than the compressor's maximum rating.
B)50% higher than the compressor's maximum rating.
C)100% higher than the compressor's maximum rating.
D)200% higher than the compressor's maximum rating.
When using a belt-driven compressor, you should
A)be careful when turning it on.
B)be careful when plugging it in.
C)make sure the belts are long enough.
D)make sure the belts are covered.
When you connect a tool to a pressurized hose, you should
A)reduce the pressure.
B)turn off the compressor.
C)point the tool at the ground.
D)hold the tool with both hands.
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