If you have projects scheduled for your organization this year, it’s important to have hand tool safety practices in place when power tools are in operation.
Whether you’re building garden beds, volunteering in the community, designing parade floats or fixing things up around the Lodge, power tools can expose your organization to many potential safety hazards.
Make sure your organization’s leaders and members work together to establish safety practices to reduce the chance of an accident. Start by encouraging members and volunteers to follow these hand safety tips around power tools:
Hand Tool Safety for Members and Volunteers
- Beware of pinch points—Avoid placing your hands and fingers where they can get trapped or caught. If there is a chance for it to happen, sooner or later it will.
- Expect the unexpected—Be […]