Stained Glass: Health and Safety

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Stained Glass Health and Safety

Remember there may be more than one correct answer!

1. What is the correct way to hold a glass cutter?

a) With whole cutter gripped in the palm of the hand, with screw head underneath, and cutter at an angle to the glass b) With the same grip as a pen, with screw head underneath, and cutter at an angle to the glass c) With the same grip as a pen, with screw head above and visible, and cutter as upright as possible d) Any way which is comfortable

2. What sort of protection should be worn when cutting glass?

a) Own eye glasses
b) Safety goggles
c) None needed
d) Own eye glasses and safety goggles

3. What should you do when working on the glass grinder?

a) Not worry about what you are wearing or how you are holding glass b) Leave hair as it is, wear safety glasses, hold glass firmly c) Leave hair as it is, wear own glasses, hold glass loosely d) Tie back loose or long hair, wear protective safety goggles, hold glass firmly

4. Should you wear protective eyewear when.....

a) Scoring glass, tapping glass and grozing
b) Only when scoring glass
c) Only when tapping and grozing glass
d) Whenever there is a risk of creating glass fragments

5. When working with lead came should you...

a) Not neccessarily wear protective gloves, but wash hands thoroughly to avoid ingestion of lead afterwards b) Always wear gloves to protect your skin
c) Always wear gloves if pregnant
d) Decide what is best for you

6. When soldering what health and safety procedures should you observe?

a) Place on the workbench top and leave on for another user b) Always place the soldering iron in a stand and switch off after use c) Never touch the top (metal) part of the iron

d) Leave the...
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