While it would be great to have every project around the house handled by a qualified professional, all homeowners know that there are things that come up around the house that require some “DIY” activity. We homeowners come in all shapes and sizes, with widely varying levels of experience and skillsets. However, whether we know what we’re doing when we tackle a project or not, it’s important to make sure PPE, or personal protective equipment, is part of our process.
PPE is important for all of us because it’s the last line of defense against safety hazards that can result in serious injury or even death. Why not take some time to walk around your property to identify some of the common tasks you perform each month, and think about specific PPE that you can use to make those tasks less dangerous? When you’re about to embark on a project, why not take a few minutes to think about the ways you could get hurt, and then put on some PPE to help avoid that outcome?