Follow these tips when working with chisels.
- Keep both hands back of the cutting edge at all times when using chisels.
- Always shield the cutting edge when not using.
- Always wear safety goggles when using a wood chisel.
- Never place a wood chisel in your pocket.
- Use the appropriate tool for prying and screwing, not a chisel.
Taken from Stanley Tips area of Rapidonline website.