SAFE AND CORRECT HAND TOOL USE RULES
1-Make sure that the size of the wrench corresponds with the size of the nut/bolt.
2-Do not use screwdrivers instead of chisels or crowbars.
3-Make sure that the size and type of the screwdriver and the size and type of the screw match each other.
4-Use the control pen as intended, do not use it as a general purpose screwdriver.
5-Do not use products such as pliers-side chisels-T Allen as a hammer, and do not hit the handle and jaw parts.
6-Do not cut hard steel wires with pliers or thin scissors.
7-Do not use the hammer on materials harder than its own hardness and do not work with the corner parts of the hammer.
8-Do not attach an extension arm to any hand tool to gain more force.
9- Pay attention to the direction of rotation of the wrench, especially in wrenches and pipe wrenches. In such products, the movable jaw should not be loaded.
10-Do not use pipe wrenches with worn threads.
11-Use a pipe wrench suitable for the diameter of the material.
12-Do not use socket wrenches with air gun. Prefer sockets specially produced for air guns.
13-Be careful not to wear out the ends of the ring collets.
14-Use hand tools for their intended purpose.
15-Do not apply chemical processes, sharpening and welding processes to hand tools. Do not modify the shape of the instruments.
16-Do not use worn and faulty hand tools.
17- When moving the wheeled repair cabinets from one place to another, make sure that the drawers are closed and that the cabinet is locked.
18- During operation, make sure that all the drawers of the wheeled repair cabinets are not open at the same time. Otherwise, the balance distribution of the cabinet will be disturbed and it may be overturned.
19-After using hand tools, make sure to keep them clean and well maintained.
20- Be sure to use personal protection equipment suitable for your working conditions.
REQUIREMENTS FOR USING HAND TOOLS
1. Make sure that the hand tool you will use is suitable for the work you are going to do.
2. Hand tools; If it has a stem, make sure it is from a knotless tree, with rounded edges, without splinters, straight, and of the appropriate size.
3. If the handles of the hand tools are loose, tighten them before use.
4. Use the appropriate wrench for tightening or loosening the nut. Do not use pliers or similar tools.
5. Do not extend normal lever wrenches by threading tubing or the like.
6. Do not use keys as hammers.
7. Secure the work being worked on to the table.
8. Do not carry hand tools in pockets, use a tool bag.
9. Do not apply excessive pressure or force to any tool.
10. When working with hand tools, use protective materials such as glasses, apron and gloves when necessary.
11. Be careful not to get your fingers, hands or clothes caught when using portable tools whose cutting edge rotates at high speed.
12. Do not leave tools without taking necessary precautions against falls from overhead.
13. Follow special instructions when using electric, hydraulic, pneumatic and all other hand tools.
14. Keep hand tools such as axes, cutters, and cleavers always sharp, make sure that their handles are inserted into the tool tightly and securely, and keep them in suitable sheaths, hangers and guards in case of wear.
15. In the case of pens, chisels (handled chisels), punches and similar tools, pencil tips, chisel blades and punch noses will always be sharp and appropriate for the job to be done, and have suitable shields, screens or similar guards when using them.
16. When you are not using levers and similar tools, do not leave them on the floor or on the bench and leave them upright, leave them lying down.
17. Files and rasps should have sturdy handles with metal collars or some other kind of handle. Do not use these tools without a handle.
18. Do not use files and rasps for chest opening, removing nails or hitting a hard object, do not hit them with hammers or similar tools, do not make tools such as chisels, pencils and staples from old files.
19. On the handles of the knives, if necessary, make hilt guards made of fiber, leather or stainless steel, put finger grips or shields.
20. Round the ends of the blades used for cutting rubber properly. 21. Place the jacks firmly and upright on the ground while the load is being lifted. After the loads are lifted to the desired height, do not work under or above these loads unless the jacks are fed with durable and suitable wedges and take the necessary precautions for lowering the loads with a jack.
22. When cutting taut wire, springs, and similar wires with pliers, wire shears and grippers, properly locate one of the cut ends of the wire.
23. Hand tools to be used in places where sparks will be dangerous should be made of materials that will not cause sparks. Do not use non-qualified tools in these locations.
24. Hammers, sledgehammers, pencils, chisels, staples and similar tools should be made of high quality steel in accordance with the standards. Correct their broken or burr head by grinding or filing.
25. Quenching or sharpening of hand tools, printing and repair work should be done by qualified workers. Properly protect their pointed or sharp ends when not in use.
26. Do not keep hand tools in the middle of floors, stairs, passages or any place where workers can use them as passages, and make suitable cabinets, hanging tables or shelves with skirts at least 2 centimeters high.