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  Working With Body Straightening Equipment  
 

BODY REPAIR FUNDAMENTALS

WORKING WITH BODY STRAIGHTENING EQUIPMENT

1. USE OF PROTECTORS
  • Use of work clothes should be the same as for "PROTECTORS".
  • Wear a safety helmet and safety shoes.
  • When working under a vehicle or when using a grinder, wear goggles.
2. PRECAUTIONS WHILE WORKING

  

  • To prevent danger in case the clamp slips or the panel breaks, be sure to apply a safety chain. Be careful not to stand near the area where the chain is stretched.
  • To prevent danger any excessive slack in the safety chain must be taken up and properly wound.
  • Do not wear a working glove on the hand that is hammering.
  • Cracked glass must be removed or taped to prevent separation.

  

  • Any cut panels must be protected with cloth or tape.

  

3. PROTECTION OF VEHICLE
  • The seats and glass must be removed or covered with appropriate material, according to the type of work to be done, to prevent contamination and welding spatter.
  • When removing parts, utilize padding (cloth) or protective tape.