Workshop Safety I

Basic Technology J.S.S 1 First Term


Worksop Safety I

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Identify Workshop safety and Accident
  2. State the causes of workshop accidents
  3. List the types of accidents that occur in workshop places


Meaning of workshop accidents/hazards

Accident is defined as an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury. This then means that any harm or injury that is done to a student while he/she is in the workshop on a machine is called an accident. Accident or hazard could be man-made or natural while it could also be accidental or deliberate. An accident is a negative experience that happens to somebody when he does not expect it.

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