Whether you're about to use a hand tool or power tool, there are many things to think about. What are you going to build? How are you going to design this piece? How long will it take you? What materials do you need before you get started?
Long pants and heavy shoes will protect your legs and feet from debris kicked back during mowing.
The Web site for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission regularly lists product recalls, so check the site often.
It's true; you should always wear protective goggles to keep your eyes safe from dust or flying debris.
When working with power tools, it's always a good idea to have a first-aid kit in case of injury and a fire extinguisher in case a fire breaks out.
If you put a little too much gas into your lawn mower tank, put a tampon into it. Within seconds, the excess gas will be absorbed into the tampon.
The U.S. Department of Labor has a division called the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). It is responsible for safety regulations in several industries, including the construction industry.
False. Your tools should be turned off and unplugged after each use. And they should definitely be unplugged before any maintenance is performed.
Electric shock is the most common cause of injury.
The blade of a razor knife should be as sharp as possible. A dull blade is much harder to use and could slip much more easily.
You should never reach across a saw to get your materials. Always turn the saw off when you are finished using it and walk around to get your piece.