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CLAY SAFETY

DO NOT RUN WITH A CLAY KNIFE: you could hurt either  yourself or another person.
 
 
WEAR AN APRON: clay can stain clothing.
 
DO NOT EAT THE CLAY! it is not poisonous, but it is not good for you, either.
 
WASH HANDS AFTER HANDLING CLAY: as above... it is not poisonous, but not healthy to eat.
 
IF YOU DROP CLAY, PICK IT UP: the underfloor heating dries it out and the silicon can enter your lungs. Also, as it is wet, it is possible to slip on it.
 
KEEP IT IN A LARGE LUMP, NOT
SPREAD OUT IN LITTLE PIECES: it can dry out too quickly if left in little pieces.
 
DO NOT THROW THE CLAY: it could go in someone's eye - the silicon could scratch an eye quite seriously. It is like small slivers of glass and is very sharp.
 
TIE HAIR BACK: it can obscure vision and get in the work being done.
 
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