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All About Work Clothes and Safety Gear

Before you start a job, consider your clothing, footwear and headgear. Most building materials and tools now come with specific manufacturer's guidelines on what kind of safety equipment should be worn when handling or using that product.

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Choose long-sleeved coveralls made from hard-wearing materials that allow you to move freely and protect you. Many include pockets and loops for carrying tools, such as hammers and screwdrivers. Coveralls and gloves can be taped together at the sleeve when complete cover is required.



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