A+ Safety

Class Notes:

Jewelry and Clothing

  • Take off rings and jewelry before working on electronics
  • Try not to wear loose clothing
  • Have a Dust Mask and Safety Glasses


  • Electricity can kill or cause real harm.
  • Unplug Computer, Take Out Battery, Push Power Button to discharge most electricity from device
  • Don’t disassemble Power Supplies
    • Capacitors are dangerous


  • Static Electricity “can” destroy electronics
  • ESD Wristbands and Mats can dissipate static electricity

Sharp Metal

  • Cheap computer cases can have very sharp edges

Cheap Parts

  • There’s a difference between “cheap” and ” inexpensive”.
  • Cheap parts may be built without conforming to standards and can be dangerous.

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