Hazards and Solutions

Workers operating woodworking equipment suffer the following common injuries:

  • laceration
  • amputation
  • severed fingers
  • blindness

Health hazards for woodworking include wood dust and chemicals used for finishing products, which may cause skin and respiratory diseases.

Exposed Electrical Wiring - 480 volt motor

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This is an image of exposed electrical wiring on a 480 volt motor.