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CompTIA A+ Complete Review Guide: Exams 220-801 and 220-802, 2nd Edition by Troy McMillan, Emmett Dulaney

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Chapter 5

Operational Procedures

CompTIA A+ 220-801 Exam Objectives Covered in This Chapter:

  • 5.1 Given a scenario, use appropriate safety procedures.
    • ESD straps
    • ESD mats
    • Self-grounding
    • Equipment grounding
    • Personal safety
    • Disconnects power before repairing PC
    • Remove jewelry
    • Lifting techniques
    • Weight limitations
    • Electrical fire safety
    • CRT safety—proper disposal
    • Cable management
    • Compliance with local government regulations
  • 5.2 Explain environmental impacts and the purpose of environmental controls.
    • MSDS documentation for handling and disposal
    • Temperature, humidity level awareness and proper ventilation
    • Power surges, brownouts, blackouts
    • Battery backup
    • Surge suppressor
    • Protection from airborne particles
    • Enclosures
    • Air filters
    • Dust and debris ...

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