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  1. Our hands can be Lethal Weapons Police cuff offenders hands.

  2. But we do many wonderful and useful things with our hands

  3. We Work

  4. We Play

  5. We Eat

  6. We Ask Important QuestionsWITH OUR HANDS

  7. We Touch Our ChildrenandGrand-Children

  8. With our Amazing Wonderful Hands

  9. Young or Old BIG or small We Need Our Hands

  10. My hands are worth caring for are yours?

  11. I Guess you figured out by now we are talking about HAND SAFETYDid you know your hand is your most important tool?

  12. Typical Injuries • Bruises • Cuts • Puncture wounds • Burns • Broken and/or severed fingers

  13. Fact • Over 16 million people suffer hand injuries each year. • Over a quarter of a million are serious & often disabling injuries.

  14. Fact Failure to use guards, kill-switches, or to follow appropriate lock-out procedures are among the leading hand hazards.

  15. Fact • Men are 9 times more likely to receive a hand injury than women. • Most hand injuries could have been avoided with adequate PPE. • The most common type of hand injury is a crushing injury.

  16. Fact Some 30,000 persons are injured annually using hammers. Sledge hammer injury

  17. Fact Some 25,000 people are injured using standard blade screwdrivers & crescent wrenches each year.

  18. Common Causes of Hand Injuries

  19. He was using a knife to cut plastic pipe Common Cause Not using the right tool for the job.

  20. Common Cause • Not wearing PPE or not Wearing the right PPE.

  21. Common Cause Flash fire: He was wearing cotton gloves which continued to burn after the flash fire was out 2nd and 3rd degree burns

  22. Could these have prevented the accident????

  23. Common Cause • Using faulty machinery or equipment. He was using an unguarded grinder

  24. Common Cause • Not using commonsense

  25. Common Cause • Wearing jewelry or loose-fitting clothing around moving parts. Love those Rings

  26. Guidelines for Hand Safety • Know the hazards of your surroundings. • Always use guards, shields & other protective devices when appropriate. NEVER BYPASS A GUARD

  27. Guidelines • Always use the right tool for the job • Inspect equipment & machinery before & after tasks to make sure that it is in good operating condition. • Disconnect power & follow established lock-out procedures before repairing or cleaning machinery.

  28. Guidelines • Neverwear gloves, jewelry, or loose clothing when working with moving machine parts. • Always use the right PPE for the job. • When wearing gloves, make sure they fit & are rated for the specific task you are performing.

  29. NOT ALL GLOVES ARE CREATED EQUAL! • When using chemicals consult the MSDS or your supervisor for proper glove type.

  30. Please take care of your wonderfully amazing hands.