Be Handy and Safe with Hand and Power Tools
Tuck your thumbs into the palms of your
hands and try to tie your shoes, open a
bottle, or hold a utensil. How hard was it?
Could you even do it? Think about how
hard it would be to do these and other
everyday tasks if your hands were injured.
Hundreds of thousands of hand, wrist and
finger injuries occur at work every year.
How do these injuries happen? Many of
these occur from faulty or improperly used
hand and power tools. Another common
cause of tool accidents and injuries is
inattention. Taking your eyes off your task
for a split second is long enough to leave
you with a life-changing hand, wrist or