DIYers: How Safe is Your Workshop?

Be sure to make these tips standard in your workshop:

- Inspect tools before using them

- Inspect cords and plugs for signs of wear

- Ensure cords aren't a tripping hazard

- Use the right tool for the job

- Use heavy-duty properly-rated extension cords without any damage

- Use a clamp to secure whatever you're working on

- Make sure your area is well-lit

- Wear the proper clothing and protection for the task

- Keep floors and areas as clean and dry as possible