General Shop Safety

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Shop Safety Quizzes & Trivia

General safely questions for using the wood/metal shop


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Can you use shop tools without taking the safety test?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes-but only non-powered tools

    • D. 

      Only if I know how it works

    • E. 

      Only if my mom says I can

  • 2. 
    Is it OK to remove any tools or equipment from the shop?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes-if you sign it out and have permission

    • D. 

      Yes-if my adviser says I can

    • E. 

      Yes- as long as I return it

  • 3. 
    What needs to be done at the end of the day?
    • A. 

      Sweep the floor

    • B. 

      Put tools back in there proper place

    • C. 

      Turn main power off

    • D. 

      Log time for time spent in the shop

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    When do you need to wear ear protection?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      When I feel like it

    • C. 

      When using power tools or it is loud

    • D. 

      When I don't want to listen to Dean

    • E. 

      When my ears start to ring

  • 5. 
    Is it safe to use a power tool when all the guards are not in place?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only if I have permission from my Mom

    • D. 

      Only if I take them off, and put them back on when I am done using the tool

    • E. 

      Yes-if I need to take it off to make a cut

  • 6. 
    When you finish using a power tool you should:
    • A. 

      Shut it off

    • B. 

      Unplug it

    • C. 

      Make sure blades are in a safe position

    • D. 

      Store it in the proper place

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    When should you turn on the dust ventilation system for the wood shop?
    • A. 

      When I walk in the door

    • B. 

      Whenever I want to use it

    • C. 

      When using power tools in the wood shop like the table saw, miter saw, belt sander or planer

    • D. 

      When using a screw gun or hammer and nails

    • E. 

      Only if I see dust

  • 8. 
    What safety equipment is in the shop?
    • A. 

      First Aid Kit

    • B. 

      A Phone if you need to call 911

    • C. 

      An emergency power shut off switch

    • D. 

      A fire extinguisher

    • E. 

      All of theses

  • 9. 
    If you don't feel comfortable using a tool you should:
    • A. 

      Use it anyway

    • B. 

      Ask the instructor for help

    • C. 

      Read about it on the internet and give it a try

  • 10. 
    Floors and machines should be
    • A. 

      Kept clean while the shop is open

    • B. 

      Running when not in use

    • C. 

      Waxed and oiled