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An Edge Bander Accident in a Cabinet Shop

September 10th, 2009 No comments

In the early eighties I worked for a large kitchen cabinet manufacturing firm. The use of an edge bander for applying many types of edges on cabinetry parts was a daily activity. Stock rips for building cabinets would get PVC edges applied and also melamine doors would be edged all the way around. We even used the machine for applying three eights of inch thick wood edges read Edge Bander Accident

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Staple Gun Accidents-Even With Safety Devices

July 28th, 2009 No comments
Staple Gun Accidents

Staple Gun Accidents

Every staple gun has a movable safety bar that depresses as you are applying pressure on to the material that is being worked with. The tool will not respond to the pulling of the trigger and drive the staple into the material without the bar being depressed. Accidents occur when the device designed to protect is deliberately removed or the gun slips off the board just as the trigger is being read Staple Gun Accidents

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Eye Injuries in Cabinet Shops-How to avoid damaging your vision

June 12th, 2009 No comments

Learning how to avoid having an eye injury comes through training on ways of protecting your vision. Unfortunately, many people must learn the hard way by loosing their eyesight due to a shop related accident. There are many ways that cabinet employees or craftsmen can injure themselves while working with machinery, wood, plastics, metals, glues and chemicals. Injuries can be avoided if people will only take time to protect themselves from having an accident. read Eye Injuries Cabinet Shops

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Horrible Migraine Headaches-Working in cabinet shop there’s a remedy.

June 7th, 2009 No comments

On many occasions I’ve suffered with a sinus infection which in turn caused horrible migraine headaches. I have a remedy or two that may help you if you’re seeking relief from shooting pain. read Migraine Headaches Working in Cabinet Shop

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