Bandsaw Safety Test! Trivia Quiz

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Bandsaw Safety Test! Trivia Quiz

Do you know anything about bandsaw safety? Do you suppose you can be successful taking this quiz? Some examples of the possible hazards of a bandsaw include getting your hair or clothes caught by the cutting tool, getting chips in your eyes, accidentally cutting your finger or trapping it with the blade, and a broken bandsaw blade. This situation is why certain safety precautions have to be put into practice. Take this quiz and learn more about bandsaw safety.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you need your instructor's permission to operate this machine?
    • A. 

      Yes, I do and the way I get that permission is to pass this test and the practical test

    • B. 

      No I don't need his permission. I already know how to safely operate this machine

  • 2. 
    You may stop the saw blade by forcing a piece of wood against the blade?
    • A. 

      Yes I can. It is a quick and easy way to stop the blade

    • B. 

      No I can't. This method of stopping the machine makes the blade feel dull by taking the "set" out of the teeth

  • 3. 
    How close should the guard be adjusted to the piece you are about to cut?
  • 4. 
    What is the closest that your fingers should be to the blade?
    • A. 

      6 inches

    • B. 

      1 inch

    • C. 

      2 inches

    • D. 

      10 inches

  • 5. 
    If you need to make adjustments to the saw, you should have the saw       turned _________.
  • 6. 
    You do not need to wear safety glasses while operating the bandsaw.
    • A. 

      This is true, I should always wear safety glasses while in the shop

    • B. 

      This is false

  • 7. 
    If your wood doesn’t cut easily, you should
    • A. 

      Speed up the blade

    • B. 

      Push harder

    • C. 

      Replace the blade

    • D. 

      Turn off the machine and tell the teacher

  • 8. 
    You should remove scrap from the table only when the blade is _______.
  • 9. 
    Using the picture, decide which answer best describes the part of the machine that the arrow is pointing to. 
    • A. 

      Table

    • B. 

      Blade

    • C. 

      Upper/lower wheel guard

    • D. 

      Table clamp

  • 10. 
    If the blade breaks on the bandsaw, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Turn off the machine, get the instructor

    • B. 

      Yell at someone to come help you

    • C. 

      Turn off the machine, wait for it to stop, get the instructor

    • D. 

      Turn off the machine and walk away

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