Disc Sander Safety Test

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Disc Sander Safety Test - Quiz

Disc sander safety test

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As a minimum, what Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) should be worn to use the disc sander safely?
    • A. 

      Dust mask

    • B. 

      Safety glasses/goggles/mask

    • C. 

      Ear muffs

    • D. 

      Fully enclosed leather footwear

    • E. 

      Hair net (if long hair)

    • F. 

      Apron/dust coat

  • 2. 
    Should work be applied to the sander before it reaches full speed?
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 3. 
    How should timber be applied to the sander?
    • A. 

      Hard and fast

    • B. 

      Gently and smoothly

    • C. 

      Slowly and continuously

  • 4. 
    Which portion of the disc should be used for sanding?
    • A. 

      Portion that rotates upwards from the table

    • B. 

      Portion that rotates downwards toward the table

  • 5. 
    Why shouldn't small pieces of timber be sanded?
    • A. 

      The timber might get jammed in the sander

    • B. 

      You might sand your fingers as well

    • C. 

      You might burn your fingers

    • D. 

      The timber might get flung away by the sander

  • 6. 
    When you have finished sanding or if you are distracted, what must be done immediately?
    • A. 

      Show the teacher your work

    • B. 

      Talk to your friend

    • C. 

      Remove your protective equipment

    • D. 

      Turn off the sander

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