Work Shop Safety

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The importance of home work shop safety

Home remodeling and Home Construction has long been an obsession with US homeowners. Maybe it's an attempt to avoid those plumber or electrician bills, but homeowners here love to tackle home-improvement projects on their own.

It's little surprise then, considering the hundreds of varieties of home repair tools now on the market, that many do-it-yourselfers have converted their garages or basements into home repair workshops. It's important for these amateur plumbers, electricians and carpenters to remember a few rules for home work shop safety.

With any home or garage that has a workshop space, safety should always be the first priority. The easiest way to practice home work shop safety is to keep your working area clean. Sawdust, rubris, oil and water spills can all lead to serious accidents.

By taking a few moments at the end of each project to clean up spills and sweep up debris you are going a long way towards practicing home work shop safety. Other potential problems for homeowners to handle are tangled power cords, and saws and other sharp objects left sitting out exposed.

Homeowners interested in shop safety make sure to remove these potential trouble spots before they cause any damage. Installing peg board on walls is an easy way to organize hand tools such as hammers, saws, nails and drills, and keep them out of the way during ongoing projects.

Surprisingly, water can be a major obstacle in practicing shop safety. Power tools with frayed or damaged electric cords can lead to electrocution if they get wet. Excess water or oil can also lead to slips and falls. Homeowners should remember to carefully soak up excess water and dry oil spots in a home workshop before they become a health hazard.

They should also follow the manufacturer's instructions on the proper storing of liquids such as cleaning solvents, paint, antifreeze and other potentially toxic substances. In case of an emergency, every home workshop should have access to a fire extinguisher, smoke detector and phone.

Finally, securing a home workshop properly is the last step to shop safety. Locked doors keep curious children and pets away from sharp metal tools, electric equipment and other dangerous hazards. Locking a workshop also examines the theft of valuable tools and equipment.

These steps may sound simple, but many homeowners, whether because they're busy or simply unaware, make the mistake of ignoring them. That's unfortunate, because focusing on these simple steps will allow any do-it-yourselfer to practice work shop safety.

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