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Thursday, 08 June 2017 11:28

How Do I Stay Safe While Working With My Vehicle's Battery?

The best Arizona and most reliable car batteries for automobiles in the desert southwest of Arizona.

Whenever you're handling or working with a lead-acid battery, consult your vehicle and battery owners' manual for instructions and safety precautions.

Lead-acid batteries contain hydrogen-oxygen gases than can be explosive and sulfuric acid that can cause severe burns. To help avoid risk of danger and injury, observe these precautions when handling or working with a lead-acid battery

:The best Arizona and most reliable car batteries for automobiles in the desert southwest of Arizona.

  • Wear ANSI* approved safety glasses or goggles and a face shield.
  • Wear proper clothing to protect your face, hands and body.
  • Make sure work area is well-ventilated.
  • Never lean over battery while boosting, testing or charging.
  • Cigarettes, flames or sparks could cause a battery to explode. Keep all ignition sources away from the battery.
  • Remove all hand and wrist jewelry. Jewelry could make an electrical contact and create sparks or cause severe burns by coming in contact with the terminals.
  • Always shield eyes and face from battery.
  • Do not charge or use booster cables or adjust post connections without proper instructions and training.
  • In event of accident, flush with water and call a physician immediately.

*ANSI - American National Standards Institute

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