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CHAPTER 1

 

Safety First

Welding and metalworking have many inherent risks. Anytime you’re working with high heat, bright light, electricity, heavy materials, loud noises, and rotational tools, there is a chance for injury. By keeping a handful of tips in mind, you will be able to work safely for many years to come. Whether or not this is your first time in an industrial studio, the following basic safety rules are practiced in many artistic and industrial shops and are great habits to adopt. When working around industrial tools, safety should be your number one priority. It only takes a small mistake or lapse in attention to cause serious and permanent damage to yourself or someone around you. I encourage you to take your own safety seriously ...

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