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Fence Construction Best Practices

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At Only Fencing, safety comes first when it comes to the construction of your fencing project.

Fence Construction Safety

Please keep in mind the following:

  • All sawdust and construction debris should be cleaned up and disposed of after construction.
  • Do not use treated wood under circumstances where the preservative may become a component of food or animal feed.
  • Only treated wood that is visibly clean and free of surface residue should be used where contact is likely.
  • Do not use treated wood for construction of those portions of beehives which may come into contact with honey.
  • Treated wood should not be used where it may come into direct or indirect contact with drinking water.

Handling Instructions:

  • Dispose of treated wood by ordinary trash collection. TREATED WOOD SHOULD NOT BE BURNED.
  • Avoid frequent or prolonged inhalation of sawdust from wood, treated or untreated.
  • When sawing, sanding, and machining wood, wear a dust mask. Whenever possible, these operations should be performed outdoors.
  • When power-sawing and machining, wear goggles to protect eyes from flying particles.
  • Wear gloves when working with wood. Use proper techniques when lifting.
  • After working with wood, and before eating, drinking, toileting, or using tobacco products, wash exposed skin areas thoroughly.
  • Because preservatives or on clothes, they should be laundered before reuse.
  • Wash work clothes separately from other household clothing.

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