• Keep knives and tools safely out of the reach of children.
• Use your tool(s) for its intended purpose.
• Keep knives sharp. A sharp knife is safer than a dull one.
• Prolonged exposure to salt water or gritty materials can lead to permanent damage of the tool. 
• Wash by hand, use a mild solution soap or solvent to remove any dirt or debris. towel dry thoroughly. Sharpening, disassembly, oiling, and beyond may require advanced skills and knowledge. 
• Lubricate your knife after each cleaning. 
• Oil once a month or more depending on use.

Carrying knives, tools and gear is an honor and a privilege; Taking care of them is equally important. Respect your tools and they always return the favor; There is no better feeling than the peace of mind that comes with knowing you're ready for whatever life throws at you. This safety points below address all the basic things you need to keep in mind when it comes to general knife and tool care.