Cuts and Scrapes By:Jacob Casas

Cuts and scrapes can hurt a lot so it is important to know how to prevent them and how to treat them.

Prevention

  • Pay attention to what you are doing
  • If distracted, turn the project aside until you can pay attention to it.
  • Know how to use the object properly
  • Have a good lighting so you can see what you hdvns doing.
  • Where gloves whenever possible to protect your hands
  • Where safety gear like glasses and boots.
  • Hold a sharp object away from your body while using it
  • Carry the object with the dangerous end away from you
  • Shut the power of and use safety locks when you are not using them
  • Store dangurous objects away from children when you are not using them.

How to treat a cut

  • Wash your hands to avoid infection and put on disposable gloves if available
  • Stop bleeding by applying pressure to the would

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