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CHAIN SAWS See page  Chain Saws
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DUST EXTRACTION   more info
 
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FACE MASKS  Face Masks Using a respirator should always be high on the priority list to avoid dust inhalation, however sometimes it is handy to use a simple face mask and there are a number of good products on the market.
FOOD HYGIENE  It is often thought that plastic kitchen and food equipment is more hygenic than wooden items, this is not the case and an interesting study relating to this was carried out in 1994 by Dr Cliver in the USA. Details of this study can be found at the following link  http://www.woodworking.co.uk/Technical/Bacteria/bacteria.html
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GREENHEART  Care should be taken when using this timber as the splinters are poisonous. 
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LABURNUM This tree has very poisonous roots and seeds the main symptoms are intense sleepiness, vomiting, convulsive movements, coma, frothing at the mouth and unequally dilated pupils, diarrhoea and convulsions are tetanic.
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TOOLS   Remember sharp tools are safer than blunt tools.
TUNG OIL (China Wood Oil) 
 

DANGER: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Contains Mineral Spirits. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. Do not take internally. Eye and skin Irritant. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wear safety glasses and rubber gloves when handling. Vapors may be harmful, use only with adequate ventilation. If adequate ventilation cannot be maintained, wear respiratory protection (NIOSHA/MSHA TC23C or equivalent) or leave the area. Do not use or store near heat, sparks, flame, or other sources of ignition. Close container after each use.CAUTION: COMBUSTIBLE MIXTURE N.Y.F.D. C. OF A. NO.1187
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If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY. In case of eye contact, remove contact lens if present, flush eyes with water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, get medical attention. For skin contact,wash thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation persists, get medical attention. If affected by inhalation, remove to fresh air and CALL PHYSICIAN.

Solvent: Non-photochemically reactive.
WARNING  Take Care with discarded cloths that have been used with Tung Oil as they can burst into flames at normal ambient temperature keep them open and not rolled up and well ventilated

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