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3.6 Working with Tools and Technology

Selecting, using, and maintaining tools and technology, including adaptive tools and technology, to facilitate work activity (with accommodation when necessary).

    3.6.1 Using tools
    • Adhere to established operating procedures and safety standards when using tools, technology, and equipment.
    • Demonstrate appropriate use of tools and technology to complete work functions.
    3.6.2 Selecting tools
    • Select and apply appropriate tools or technological solutions to the problem at hand.
    3.6.3 Keeping current on tools and technology
    • Demonstrate an interest in learning about new and emerging tools and technologies.
    • Adapt quickly to changes in process or technology.
    • Seek out opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity.
    3.6.4 Troubleshooting and maintenance
    • Learn how to maintain and troubleshoot tools and technologies.
    • Perform routine maintenance on tools, technology, and equipment.
    • Determine causes of errors and take the appropriate corrective action.
    • Develop alternatives to complete a task if desired tool or technology is not available.