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Evidencia 4: Taller “Safety signs”

TALLER “SAFETY SIGNS”

Cada empresa debe estar debidamente adecuada con señales de seguridad, tanto en inglés
como en español, y así cumplir con los requerimientos de seguridad e información que exige el
estado. Por esto, se considera indispensable tener claridad acerca de las características de estas
señales, con el fin de implementarlas de manera adecuada. Es aquí, donde el material de
formación: "Permission and request in security and health", junto con el material
complementario, cumplen una función relevante durante el proceso de formación de este
programa.

Para la presente actividad de aprendizaje, el aprendiz deberá desarrollar un taller que dé cuenta
de los conocimientos que ha adquirido en el área técnica y que ha afianzado mediante el
material de formación del área de inglés, anteriormente nombrado. Para realizar esta evidencia,
se deberá tener en cuenta lo siguiente:

1. Estudiar el material de formación: "Permission and request in security and health" y


consultar el material complementario.
2. Desarrollar el taller “Safety signs” en la herramienta ofimática de su preferencia.
3. Enviar el archivo al instructor en formato .doc o .pdf a través de la plataforma virtual de
aprendizaje.
Workshop: safety sings

Safety Signs can be found in different places and situations. Each signal type comes in a
standardized color and shape, and are placed in very specific places, so people can recognize them
easily. This information was studied on the training material "“Permission and request in security
and health” " and the complementary material. Now, it's time for you to evidence your learning.

1. Matching

Match each Safety Sign with its name. Write the letter of the definition on the line below the sign.

B D J A A-H

C F G T K

A. General indication of “towards” direction


B. You must wear hearing protection
C. Caution. Risk of corrosion
D. Forbidden on matches and smoke
E. General prevention, caution, risk of harm
F. Caution. Risk of poisoning
G. Forbidden from using water as an extinguishing agent
H. General indication of “towards” direction
I. Safety goggles must be worn
J. General action command
K. First aid
2. True or false

Look at the next Safety Signs and read its statements. Indicate whether the statements are true or
false by placing a T or F in the space preceding the sign.

T T

You need to wear a half face You can get burned


mask in this place

T T

You can't smoke in this place You can evacuate on this


direction

T T

To wear Safety boots in this You could get an electrical


place is a must shock

T T

All personnel may enter her


with the adequate equipment.
This is a dangerous place, we
need to be careful
3. Completing information

Check the next chart very carefully and complete it. You might be useful to check the
complementary material.

Where can you find it?

Safety Sign Type of Safety Sing (Write the name of the


sign and use prepositions
of place)

Risk of poisoning signs are


usually placed on
containers with toxic
Prevention signal / Warning sign
products.
Example

Safety helmets must be


Control action signal /Mandatory
worn signs are usually
action sign
placed around
construction sites.

The risk of explosive


1 Prevention signal / Warning sign material is usually placed
in chemical laboratories.

Signal of risk or general


precaution is usually
2 Prevention signal / Warning sign
placed where a danger
may present

General obligation sign is


Control action signal /Mandatory usually placed
3
action sign accompanied by another
signal.

The electrical risk is usually


placed in the vicinity of
4 Prevention signal / Warning sign
electrical panels,
machinery.
First aid signal is usually
Information signal concerning to safe
5 placed in companies near
conditions.
the first aid kit

Shutdown signal with


water is usually placed
where permanently
energized equipment is
6 Forbiddance signal. found

Half face mask must be


Control action signal /Mandatory worn. this signal is usually
7
action sign placed in factories where
particles are generated

The sign of forbidden to


8 Forbiddance signal. generate flame are usually
placed in gasoline pumps

evacuation signal is placed


Information signal concerning to safe
9 in factories or companies
conditions.
indicating the exit

The sign of prohibited


smoking are usually placed
10 Forbiddance signal.
in hospitals or public
places
The output signal is usually
placed in companies or
11 Safe condition sign public establishments
indicating where the
output is

Ionizing radiation signal is


12 placed in general factories
Prevention signal /Warning sign
or hospitals (x-ray room)

Sign of mandatory use of


13 Control action signal /Mandatory gloves is usually placed in
action sign metalworking companies

Safety sign indicates the


maximum capacity of an
14 Safe condition sign elevator is usually placed
at the entrance of the
elevators

the sign of risk of falling


objects are usually placed
15
Prevention signal /Warning sign at the entrance of
construction sites