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Dry Eye Syndrome sufferers need Safety Glasses – Coronavirus PPE shortage in 2020

Dry Eye Syndrome sufferers are struggling to find suitable Safety Glasses as Health workers understandably Buy up PPE because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dry Eye Syndrome I suffer from Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and it can be a real problem. When I first realised it was actually a thing I was surprised. I never realised …

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Safety Goggles & Safety Glasses Run Short as Coronavirus Spreads!

Our eyes are delicate and protecting them is very important after all we only get one pair. Today we have a few different options of protective eyewear or face shields and in this blog, I will go through the equipment available to you for the task you are planning to undertake. but we have a …

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Air Purifiers any good for airborne Dust, Allergens and Viruses? – COVID-19

I am a woodworker and work in a dusty environment so when I understood the dangers of dust. So I did my research and here is the results. Dust Kills! Sounds Dramatic wouldn’t you say, but really does or at least causes respiratory illness. Air filters do work and can greatly reduce the toxins in …

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Dust Masks Run Short as Coronavirus Spreads

In this article, I will debunk some of the myths of wearing face masks. In my woodworking career, I have worn dust masks as a matter of course but It seems that the supply of dust masks are being hampered by panic buying.   Social media has provoked panic buying of dust masks Public awareness is …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 5 years later by Marcus Kett, woodworking since 1989

This blog is my experience of being diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Like anyone who is in flicked I did my research and googled the hell out of it. But there is a lot of conflicting information out there. So I write here about my experience from the first diagnosis to the operation in 2014 …

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Wood Dust Cancer-What are the risks?

Dust is just one of the potential risks a woodworker has to protect themselves from. The effects of excessive exposure to wood dust is a concern but don’t fret as we can negate the risks with a little common sense and good working practices. This is my Experience with dust-related symptoms While you are here …

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