The answer is YES, if you do follow these simple safety tips from “Your Dream Garage” before entering our shop.Working on cars can be risky and dangerous because it involves working with heat, heavy equipment, and toxic chemicals. Safety is an important issue because if you are not cautious, you will badly injure yourself then it will shorten your enjoyment and time to self serve your car.
Here are some simple SAFETY TIPS from us.
1. Safety Goggles MUST be worn at all times.
You should always put on your safety goggles once you enter a mechanic shop. We must protect our eyes because they are the most fragile and precious part in our body and it is hard to find a replacement. Eyeprotection is very important at “Your Dream Garage” DIY Self serve garage. This is why, we will provide safety goggles to all our customers.
2. Protect yourself with gloves and coverall
We do provide coverall to keep you clean at all time. You can also use our Netrile gloves to avoid grease, oil, and other chemical when you work on your car. We also have thick mechanic gloves you can borrow when you work with heat.
3. Wear proper clothing
You are required to wear proper footwear at “Your Dream Garage” DIY selfserve garage. You should always wear closed toe shoes that are sturdy and non skid. You should also avoid wearing loose clothing and jewelry when you are working on your car.
4. Must Clean Any Spills on the floor
Slippery floor cause a high percentage of injuries within a mechanic shop. We will always recommend our customers to clean any type of spill on the floor immediately with our shop towels and degrease. We will also inform our customers to avoid walking over the spilled spot.
5. Proper Way for Heavy lifting
Improper lifting can cause injury to your back. To lift safely, you should bend your knees with your back straight, lift with your leg muscle instead of your back muscle. If you need to move a heavy load, try pushing it instead of pulling it. Turn your entire body instead of twisting your waist only. If you are at “Your Dream Garage” DIY Self serve garage, and you are trying to lift something that is too heavy for you, just simply notify one of us to lend you a hand. We will not charge extra and will be gladly to assist you.
At “Your Dream Garage” DIY Selfserve Garage, safety is always first because we want all of our customers to feel safe, avoid injuries,have fun,and enjoy lots of time working on their cars here.