A good set of hand tools is essential in virtually any workplace. Unfortunately, tools also contribute to countless injuries when used incorrectly.
(Information supplied by the National Safety Council.)
Keep all guards and shields in place. Learn to use a “push stick” with table saws.
Unplug and put tools away after use. Consider locking out power tools to prevent others from using them without permission, especially young children.
Every day, about 2,000 U.S. workers have job-related eye injuries requiring medical treatment. One-third of those injuries require emergency hospital treatment, and more than 100 result in one or more days of lost work. Most of these injuries result from small particles or objects striking or abrading the eye.
Woodstock Hardware stocks a wide variety of safety and protection products to help you create a safe work environment, and to protect yourself as you complete that long list of to-do projects.
Even with the wealth of information available on safe work practices or ergonomics, many folks overlook the importance of their personal safety. Here are some tips to help you protect yourself, or your staff, coworkers, and friends.
In addition to the safety and health protection products available at Woodstock Hardware, there is a wealth of information available to support your safety and health protection efforts. Find helpful information at the following agencies:
We are confident you will find both the supplies and technical expertise at Woodstock Hardware you need to protect both your safety and health during your next project. So the next time you start shopping for an upcoming project, don’t forget to include the products you need to work safely and protect your health.