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May is Hand Tool Safety Month

Friday, May 1, 2009

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The Hand Tools Institute (HTI) in Tarrytown, NY, has announced that May is hand tool safety month. According to HTI, the Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that approximately 150,000 emergency treatments of injuries are due to the misuse of hand tools.

HTI has placed several articles on hand tool safety on their web site, http://safety.hti.org. Also posted on the web site are excerpts from the latest edition of the HTI publication “Guide to Hand Tools: Selection, Safety Tips, Proper Use & Care.”

   

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