Posts Tagged: Tools

Construction Safety- Safe Practices 3


Tools and machinery – prior to using: Do not use tools with split, broken or loose handles. Be sure you have clear area behind you before swinging a sledgehammer, or any other tools or materials. Keep tools and materials away from edge of scaffolds, platforms, shaft openings, etc. Have tools with burred or mushroomed heads… Read More »

Electric Hand Saws


The electric hand saw is one of the most common power tools found in residential and commercial construction. It is also one of the most abused being tossed around, kicked out of the way, but depended on to get the job done. Today we are going to discuss basic safety rules, guard rules, and saw… Read More »