3 Important Cleaning and Safety Tips for Your Workshop
In this video on the Essential Craftsman, Scott runs through three things that every pro or amateur workshop or garage workbench needs to have: Good hand cleaner, nitrile gloves, and fire extinguishers.
Scott apologizes for the content of the video being “boring,” but as usual with an Essential Craftsman video, Scott drops the science. Like, he points out that liquids can soak through your skin and end up in your liver, so wearing nitrile gloves is not just about keeping your hands clean. Think of your hands as tools, he suggests, and take care of them accordingly.
Investing in fire extinguishers is only boring until the moment you need one, he quips. He points out that you can even get aerosol can extinguishers for cheap ($13 on Amazon) and have them at every station of your workspace for small-fire suppression.
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