HOW TO CARRY SCISSORS

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HOW TO CARRY SCISSORS

HOW TO CARRY SCISSORS

Wrap fingers around closed blades with the blades pointing down. Holding scissors in this manner ensures that the scissors will drop to the floor instead of opening if you stumble or fall.
The natural reflex when you stumble is to open your hands to brace yourself.
Carrying scissors with your fingers in the handles, makes it likely that, when falling, the scissors will remain in your hand, potentially causing a serious injury!
Always walk slowly when carrying scissors.
Remind children to watch where they are going.
Pass scissors with fingers wrapped loosely around the closed blades, handles should face the person who will be taking the scissors.

   

Comments

12/3/2006 4:59:38 PM
Michelle said:

I have always heard that you should hold scissors with the pointy end facing away from you.

which means you need to hold the handles (around not with fingers in the loops).

Anyone have a clarification?




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