Infographic: Woodworking Safety

Woodworkers can be found in a number of different industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), most woodworkers are employed in manufacturing industries, and they are responsible for making a variety of products, such as cabinets and furniture, using wood, veneers, and laminates. Working conditions vary, but many woodworkers are exposed to hazards such as machinery noise and wood dust. According to OSHA, woodworking operations can be hazardous, especially when machines are used improperly or without proper safeguards.

Here’s what you need to know about woodworking safety.

Check out our Back to Basics: Woodworking Safety article for more information.