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Unsafe Attitudes Can Kill

Being careless can harm you as well as others.

While sawing some boards for a project at home, Jim got sawdust in his eye. After playing with his eyelid for a bit, he was OK again. Then, without putting on his safety glasses, he cut more boards.

The next morning, he put a cup of water in the microwave to make tea. This always makes the cup handle hot, so he used an old, thin potholder to remove the cup. He slightly burned his fingers.

Once at work, he retrieved his DMM. He always meant to find the pouch that had come w

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