Getting screwed while doing work using woods? It is because you are ignoring some basic safety tips that avoid the repetitive fear of hand being cut by a sharp blade. Improvising or neglecting safety measures are the major cause of construction site accidents. Carpentry can be a joyful hobby in leisure time, creating a structure utilizing own ideas when completed gives a sense of pleasure and proud. Patience should be preferred while cutting the woods. If you are a professional carpenter, it means your living is tied to this work. Surely, you do not want to cut your hand that may take many days to recover, be careful not to come at this serious point. Here are some tips so simple to follow but worthy to be applied, so do what you love with safety!
Show Some Responsibility:
Keep that in mind that you are doing a work that requires concentration and maturity. Carpentry and alcohol/drugs is a dangerous fusion. Some people drink alcohol or drugs during work to avoid any urge until they finish but you will cost more if you are under the influence of drugs or related substances.do not put yourself in danger when your co-worker doing so stop him before something tragic happens.
Take a Look at your Tools before Starting:
Preparation prior the beginning does not only related to safety but time-saving and keeps you away from distractions. Finding the relevant screw, nail or tool while the machine is running is like deliberately putting yourself in danger. To reduce the risk, check your kit for tools for the availability of all the related devices and tools. Isn’t your equipment cleaned? Then its working may hinder which again push you towards self-harm.
Personal Safety Equipment are must wear:
When you forget to wear personal protective equipment, you are a few moments away from the accident. Avoid wearing loose clothes, they may stuck in the blade and you can now clearly imagine what will occur next. Always wear glasses, respirators, gloves to reduce the risks. Remove any jewelry like bracelets and rings and tie your hairs. These are simple things to do so keep your safety superior before anything else in your wood workshop.
Keep yourself at Safety Distance from Running Equipment:
When working with an electric saw, do not put your hands near it while it’s running. Use a stick or sharp material to remove the cut-offs and debris, if there is any malfunction in the socket or plugs the saw may start when you are removing the debris with hands. Do not attempt removing the cut-offs during machine working.
Always Use Sharp Blades:
This may seem like ‘what?’ but this dull sounded tip may help you creating with fineness and finishing. On the other hand, when you are working hard using those blunt tools, your hand will come near the blade and you will get a cut.