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Safety comes first – Every safety precaution you need to take when doing DIY at a glace

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Safety comes first: It doesn’t matter which project is next on your list or which DIY job you just can’t put off any longer – you are always going to need tools, and under no circumstances should you use them without the appropriate protective clothing. In our guide we’ll show you which accessories are absolute musts for which tools.

1. Safety precautions when sawing and cutting

You should wear the following protective clothing when using the sawing tools listed below:

A table listing Bosch tools for sawing and the appropriate protective clothing.
Do not wear gloves when using saws with round, circulating blades such as NanoBlade saws, saws with rotating elements or circular saws.

2. Safety precautions when drilling

You should wear the following protective clothing when using the drilling tools listed below:

A table listing Bosch tools for drilling and the appropriate protective clothing.
Protective goggles and ear protection are an absolute necessity any time you are drilling.

3. Safety precautions when sanding and processing surfaces

You should wear the following protective clothing when using multi-tools, multi-sanders and angle grinders:

A table listing Bosch tools for sanding and processing surfaces and the appropriate protective clothing.
Always wear a mask when using our sanding and surface-processing tools, such as a multi-sander.

4. Safety precautions when performing decorating work

You should wear the following protective clothing when using tools for decorating such as glue guns, tackers or spray systems:

A table listing Bosch tools for decorating and the appropriate protective clothing.
Protective clothing is also essential when performing certain decorating work.

5. Safety precautions when using other tools

Protective clothing is also absolutely necessary when using planers, routers and hot air guns:

A table listing other Bosch tools that require protective clothing to be worn when being used.
Always protect your eyes: protective googles must be worn when using most tools.

These safety precautions aren’t recommendations, they’re absolute musts whenever you’re using tools.
Make sure that you have all the necessary protective clothing ready before you start your project so you can unleash your inner DIY prowess safely.
Have fun!


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Bosch does not accept any responsibility for the instructions stored here. Bosch would also like to point out that you follow these instructions at your own risk. For your own safety, please take all the necessary precautions.