Guidelines for promoting a safe and healthful workplace for manufacturers of woodworking machinery and components are presented. Safe practices and common violations of safety and health standards are described. Point of operation and electrical hazards, hazards associated with material handling, and eye hazards are reviewed, along with primary potential health hazards (dermatitis, inhalation of chemical substances, infrared and ultraviolet radiation, and noise). Suggestions for control or alleviation of these hazards are given. Applicable OSHA regulations are outlined and suggestions for corrections are included. Health regulations and control measures also are described.