1. Ensure drill air vents are kept clear to maintain proper ventilation.
  2. Keep drill bits sharp.
  3. Clear the drilling area of all cords during use, and inspect cords for damage before each use.
  4. Disconnect the power supply before changing or adjusting drill bits or attachments.
  5. Ensure items being drilled are secured so they don’t move.
  6. Wear personal protective equipment, including safety glasses or goggles, or a faceshield.

    Along with any list of “dos” comes a list of “don’ts.” When using a powered hand drill, never use a bent drill bit, and do not exceed the manufacturer’s recommendations
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