Dust Collection & Health Risks from Wood Dust

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Blog entry by WoodshopTherapy posted 10-20-2019 01:00 PM 1427 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently had a health scare about my lungs – everything is ok now, but it reminded me again why respirators, vacuums, dust collectors, and air cleaners are so important.

I don’t see enough of this type of information on YouTube to educate woodworkers, so I invested hours of time making a video that I hope will help fellow woodworkers be more aware and invest in protecting their health. If you find it useful, please share it… I feel it’s an important message for all.

-- Scott Bennett - sharing woodworking knowledge

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#1 posted 10-20-2019 03:56 PM

Thanks for the VERY important video lesson.
Glad you are okay. I think your video will help others stay okay too.

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#2 posted 10-20-2019 09:07 PM

Always a good topic but I would NEVER use a dust collector with the cloth bag. To minimize small dust you need a good canister filter.

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