Snow Blower Safety

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Most injuries associated with snow blowers involve injuries to the hand or finger, including amputation. More often than not the operator tried to clear a clogged auger or discharge chute with their hands.

No matter what kind of snow blower you’re using, here are a few basic steps to follow to help keep you and others from being injured.

Following these tips will help keep you safe. Clearing clogs is the number one cause of snow-blower-related injuries. Take special care when clearing clogs by ALWAYS making sure the machine is off and NEVER use your hands or feet to clear a clog. Use a clearing tool or stick instead.

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