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While handling scrap metal one should be careful as it may can hazardous. The sharp edges of scrap metal can cause injury. The old rusted scrap metals are more to cause injury. There are many safety tools are available in market which helps to handle scrap metal.
To avoid cuts and injury, you can wear proper good quality leather gloves should be worn for safety. The safety tools should be work while handling scrap metal at stock yards or at scrap metal yards.
The other important safety equipment is the boots which one should always take care even when visiting the scrap metal stock site or scrap metal yards. The boots should be made up of thick sole. Carrying a file and magnet with you when visiting will be an added advantage. File will help to scrub the painted part of the scrap metal while magnet will confirm you that the entire piece consists iron metal even if it’s painted.
On the other hand, some other heavy duty industrial equipments are required to handle the scrap metal. With the help of electronic magnet, its easy to separate the non metallic scrap metal from metallic scrap metal. Then comes cutters to cut down the over sized pieces into required and standard size. The resizing is important when you are stuffing containers. For cutting, always use qualified and skilled cutter operators to minimize the risk of any accidents or casualties.
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