Reply by JeffP

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Safety first... Heavy duty cut resistant Gloves and Apron?

View JeffP's profile


573 posts in 1626 days

#1 posted 08-24-2015 11:13 PM

This is the first time I’ve seen mention of an apron as a safety device.

I assume the idea is that it would soften the blow from a kick-back?

I dunno. Everyone has to draw their own “safety box”. Mine has been called into question here. I don’t really want to do that to someone else. Each of us has to consider both the up-side and the down-side to each aspect of safety in our shops.

For me I’m not really worried about any event that I’m almost certain to heal from completely. That’s really where I draw the line. Loosing some fingers or an eye…or discovering a few years down the road that I’m going to have to give up breathing…these things I take more seriously.

When it comes to a situation where it’s going to hurt like hell for a few minutes, or might even require a bandaid and a stiff drink…I’m less concerned about those.

-- Last week I finally got my $*i# together. Unfortunately, it was in my shop, so I will probably never find it again.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics