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IT Essentials: Computer Lab Procedures and Tool Use

Chapter Description

This chapter discusses safe lab procedures and basic safety practices for the workplace, correct tool usage, and the proper disposal of computer components and supplies. The guidelines presented help keep IT workers safe while protecting the environment and workplace from contamination caused by improperly discarded materials.

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IT Essentials, 5th Edition



Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:

  • What are safe working conditions and procedures?
  • What procedures help protect equipment and data?
  • What procedures help to properly dispose of hazardous computer components and related material?
  • What tools and software are used with personal computer components and what is their purpose?
  • What is proper tool use?
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