||Exercise care and common sense at all times.
||Examine every case before loading to ensure it is in good condition.
||Don't become distracted when you are handloading.
||Watch for indications of high pressures in establishing a new load.
||Never load in haste. A careless mistake can be serious.
||Never use smokeless powder in firearms designed for black powder.
||Use equipment as manufacturer recommends. Never take shortcuts.
||DO NOT use steel shot in any of the shotshell loads listed in this guide.
||Store powder in a cool, dry place at all times.
||Use of safety glasses while reloading is recommended.
||Never use a powder unless you are positive of its identity.
||Clean up any powder spills immediately. Use dust pan and brush to clean up powder. Dispose of it in accordance with recommended procedures.
||Never substitute smokeless powder for black powder.
||Make sure powder container is empty before disposing of container.
||Never use IMR powder data for any other powder types with similar numerical designations.
||Consult suppliers of components if you have any questions about their use.
||Keep powder away from heat and open flames.
||Check powder charges regularly to insure using proper powder charge weight.
||Never smoke while handling powder.
||Develop a routine for reloading to guard against mistakes.
||Keep powder out of reach of children.
||Don't mix powders.
||Don't keep more powder in an open container than you need.
||Observe all maximum load warnings in handbooks.
||Work up all new loads starting 10% below the recommended charge weight.