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Welding Safety Hazards and How to Keep Yourself Safe at Work

When working on or repairing industrial equipment, it is crucial that you realize the four biggest welding safety hazards and know how to protect yourself.

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Assorted Power ToolsTool Safety

Power Tools Get the Job Done But Need to Be Used Safely

Power tools are especially important to get the job done, however it is important to remember that electrical tools can pose significant hazards. Workers should be trained on the safe handling and care of the power tools they will be using on the job.

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WelderTool Safety

Safety Precautions for Welding, Cutting and Brazing Hazards

Welding, cutting and brazing operations present a very specific set of unique hazards. Everyone working in the vicinity should have general awareness of safe work practices.

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3 Construction Workers Using Jack Hammers Side by SideTool Safety

Safety Tips to Remember When Using Pneumatic Tools at Work

Pneumatic tools, powered by compressed air, can be a useful and portable addition to electrical tools on construction sites, in shops, and at any work site where power tools are used.

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General Safety Reminders for Handling Pressurized Air Equipment

Working with air compressors and the handheld tools that come along with it may get the job done quicker, but there are some potential risks in using them without taking proper safety measures.

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Assorted Colorful Hand ToolsTool Safety

Avoid Injuries and Use Hand Tools for Their Intended Purpose

Use the right tools for the job! Screwdrivers are not chisels, channellocks are not fuse pullers, and wrenches are not hammers. Hand tools, when used improperly or not kept in good condition can cause serious injuries.

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Person Holding Portable Grinder with Two HandsTool Safety

The Use, Care and Safety of Handheld Portable Grinders

Handheld portable grinders are versatile tools that can be used for a variety of tasks when used with the proper grinder wheels according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. There are many safety precautions to consider before using portable grinders.

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Workplace Safety Precautions for Handheld Portable Grinders

When handheld portable grinders are used on the job they have a unique set of safety precautions that all workers should be aware of including preparation of a safe work area, PPE requirements and equipment selection and inspection.

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Nail Gun Injury and X-RayTool Safety

Nail Guns are Known for Struck-by Injuries, Work Safely

Notorious for struck-by injuries, what are the OSHA Standards that apply to nail guns? It’s a great topic for your next safety meeting.

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