The hazards associated with shop work require special safety considerations. Whether you work in a metal shop, wood shop, plumbing shop, or electrical shop, the potential hazards for personal injury are numerous. This section highlights essential safety information for working in a Texas State University-San Marcos shop. Refer to other sections in this manual, including General Safety, Electrical Safety, and Fire/Life Safety, for more information on handling many shop situations.
Reviewed November 2014