Free Trial

Safari Books Online is a digital library providing on-demand subscription access to thousands of learning resources.

  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 1. Assembling Your Network Insta... > Personal Safety Equipment

Personal Safety Equipment

NOTHING TAKES THE FUN out of a DIY project faster than an injury—especially one that is preventable. You must always keep workplace safety paramount in your mind. Indeed, having the right safety equipment is as important as having the right tools.

Your most important piece of safety equipment is your safety glasses. You should always use them when working with tools—especially power tools. Even the simplest, most innocent job can turn disastrous when a foreign object finds its way into the sensitive tissues of the eye. Face shields and safety glasses can be used in combination when working with powered grinding wheels or sanders. Don’t take chances with any potential for eye injury. Beyond safety glasses, you’ll want the following basic personal safety equipment on hand for each person on your job site (see Figure 1-18):


  

You are currently reading a PREVIEW of this book.

                                                                                                                    

Get instant access to over $1 million worth of books and videos.

  

Start a Free Trial


  
  • Safari Books Online
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint