CABW 100A Woodworking Safety

Course examines the proper use and maintenance of hand and power tools used in the cabinetmaking industry. This is also an intense study of workshop, tool, and hazardous material safety. Topics include safety of self, safety of others, safe worksites, fire and electrical hazards. There will be an introduction to cabinetmaking machinery. Safe handling and storage of hazardous materials such as paints, stains, and glues will be addressed

Credits

1

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

CABW 100AWoodworking Safety

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Cabinetmaking

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

Credit Hours Narrative

1

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

10

Semester Contact Hours Lab

10

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Course examines the proper use and maintenance of hand and power tools used in the cabinetmaking industry. This is also an intense study of workshop, tool, and hazardous material safety. Topics include safety of self, safety of others, safe worksites, fire and electrical hazards. There will be an introduction to cabinetmaking machinery. Safe handling and storage of hazardous materials such as paints, stains, and glues will be addressed

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Successful students in this course will be able to safely operate all hand and power tools exemplified in this program. Successful students will be able to demonstrate and explain the proper techniques for maintaining and properly using all hand and power tools. Students will also be able to describe and demonstrate the proper use of personal protective equipment, the proper handling and storage of hazardous materials, and the proper uses for fire extinguishers. Students will be required to pass a final comprehensive exam, including a task demonstration. Student success will be measured in each of the following areas: Machinery check off lists, equipment demonstration exams, completion of all assigned tasks and homework, and a final evaluation.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Intense study of Shop safety on the equipment, both hand and power. This includes safety of self, equipment, others, projects, area, fire and electrical. As well as safety on paint materials, glues, etc. Students will learn proper safety procedures in lab as well at home. This will also consist of basic machinery uses on all of the equipment in the lab and personal tools in safety cabw 100b. Students will be tested in the area both written and performance based for passage of this coarse. Students will be required to make demonstration cuts, and small projects using these tools to begin their mastery of the machinery. This will show the instructors if they need more direction in their aptitude of each of the pieces of equipment in the lab. The coarse s main focus will be on maintaining a safe environment, safe employees, and safety for equipment being used. This will produce a student/employee that will produce as well as be safety conscious at all times

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

General Safety General Individual Safety Group Safety Protective Gear Hard Hat Gloves Safety Glasses Personal Protective Equipment Hearing Protection Hand Tools Hammers Hand Saws Chisels Screwdrivers Pliers Planes Utility Knife Miscellaneous Power/Air Tools See Attached List Storage/Handling Toxic Materials Storage Areas Fire Proof Canister Fire Proof Storage Cabinet Fire Extinguisher a. Use and Storage Of Clean Up Sweeping 101 Equipment General

Required Exams

Online Course

Required Text

Safety handout from instructor and Modern Cabinetmaking and its workbook most resent printing. By Umstattd, Publisher Goodheart Wilcox, isbn# 3766,and isbn #3774 handouts, safety brochure. Required program tools as well as writing materials and tape measure. Safety equipment of your own.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

General Safety General Individual Safety Group Safety Protective Gear Hard Hat Gloves Safety Glasses Personal Protective Equipment Hearing Protection Hand Tools Hammers Hand Saws Chisels Screwdrivers Pliers Planes Utility Knife Miscellaneous Power/Air Tools See Attached List Storage/Handling Toxic Materials Storage Areas Fire Proof Canister Fire Proof Storage Cabinet Fire Extinguisher a. Use and Storage Of Clean Up Sweeping 101 Equipment General Online Course