Part of Lesson Plan: Safe Equipment and Environment
Activity Overview / Details
I have set up 30 stations in the shop, students have to travel
to each station and determine if the area or equipment in that area
are safe. If they are not in proper working order, then the
students must make recommendations about how to fix that situation.
Only 20 stations have issues that need to be corrected, this way
students have to really determine if there are problems or not.
Directions: When I say "Go", you will, first, find a station with no one working at it. Next, you will assess that area or the equipment in that area for possible safety hazards, reflecting on the information from class and the Shop Tour. If that area is fine then mark "yes" on your answer sheet and move on to another empty station. If the area is not safe mark "no", then make recommendations on how to return that area or piece of equipment back to proper working order.
I will give students an example of a piece of equipment that is not safe and ask for a volunteer to make recommendations on how to correct the situation. I ask students to repeat my instructions. I ask the students, "What questions can I answer"?. When these conditions are met, I say the key word to start the assignment (Go).
Materials / Resource
- Shop Troubleshooting Handout [ Download ] This is the handout I use to have the students troubleshoot safety in the shop from the scenarios, I have set up in the shop. Any problems students find, they need to make recommendations on correcting the situation.