1)    Operators, assistants and bystanders must wear eye and hearing protection when using Powder Actuated Tools or in an area where tools are being used. 
    True   False
     
2)    Before using any Ramset/Red Head low velocity tool, the operator must check to be sure the tool is unloaded, in good mechanical condition, no foreign objects in the barrel, and the safety features are working properly. 
    True   False
     
3)    Placing a hand or finger over the fastener end of a loaded tool can result in a serious injury. 
    True   False
     
4)    A warning sign stating “Powder Actuated Tool in Use” is not required to be posted in the work area where tools are being used. 
    True   False
     
5)    Never leave a loaded tool unattended. 
    True   False
     
6)    It is not important to read the entire tool manual before operating the tool. 
    True   False
     
7)    The loading sequence for Powder Actuated Tools is “Fastener First, Chamber Powder Load Last”. 
    True   False
     
8)    Never place your finger on the trigger of a tool until you are ready to make the fastening. 
    True   False
     
9)    Keeping the tool perpendicular to the work surface is not important to insure proper fastening. 
    True   False
     
10)    Test fastenings should always be made with the lowest power level available for the tool. 
    True   False
     
11)    The spall guard supplied with the tool by the manufacturer must be used on the tool whenever possible. 
    True   False
     
12)    When raising the loaded Ramset/Red Head pole tool, one must be careful not to bump the tool on the end and cause an accidental discharge. 
    True   False
     
13)    Power loads should be stored in a secured, cool, dry place. 
    True   False
     
14)    Any material not passing the “Center Punch Test” is not suitable for powder actuated fastening. 
    True   False
     
15)    The operator must inspect the base material to be certain it consists of mild steel, concrete, or other solid non-brittle masonry material. 
    True   False
     
16)    When fastening into structural steel, the thickness of the steel is not important. 
    True   False
     
17)    Safe use of Ramset/Red Head Powder Actuated Tools is the responsibility of the operator. 
    True   False
     
   

 

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