Shop Safety Procedures


With springtime coming, you’ll be spending more time in your workshop getting your vehicles ready for the car show and cruise season. It’s a great time to protect against two “open invitations” for accidents. First, if you haven’t worked in the shop for months, you might find yourself making mistakes due to lack of familiarity with tools and equipment. On the other hand, if the shop is heated and you’ve been working in it all winter, you may find yourself getting complacent about safety precautions because nothing wrong has happened so far.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2006/02/23/Shop-Safety-Procedures