Thursday, April 13, 2017
Tools of the Trade | Safety, Jobsite Safety, Construction Safety: My first experience of a serious tool-related injury occurred in about 2004 when I was framing a house. It was a warm summer day, and not too muggy—the best kind for work like that. Our lead framer had gone to another job, leaving me and a newer guy alone to frame the exterior walls. He was a hard-worker, earnest in his desire to get the job done. But he was also frenetic in everything he did, which made me nervous.