4 DONT ALTER YOUR TOOLSNever remove guards or disable safety devices on power

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4.DON’T ALTER YOUR TOOLS.Never remove guards or disable safety devices on power tools. Don’t paint or cover up your tools as this could prevent you from noticing chips or cracks.5.HANDLE WITH CARE. Tools are not toys. Never throw or toss a tool in the direction of or directly to a coworker. Never use electrical cords to lower or lift a tool to get it to a workspace.6.KEEP YOUR DISTANCE.When working with hand and power tools be sureyou have enough room to safely operate without coming into contact with other objects or coworkers.7.PICK UP AFTER YOURSELF. Don’t leave idle hand tools lying around the job site. They can lead to tripping or be accidentally knocking on someone’s head.8.UNPLUG AND DISCONNECT. Don’t leave electric power tools plugged in when not in use, when making adjustments such as replacing blades and bits, or loading fasteners.9.KEEP YOUR WORKSPACE CLEAN.A cluttered floor can lead to accidental trips or falls which can be extremely dangerous when working with hand and power tools.10.GET TRAINED UP.Make sure you and your employees are thoroughly trained on the proper use of hand and power tools required for the task at hand.
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  • Winter '18
  • Dr. Fred Segor
  • Dennis Ayemba

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