Lathe Safety

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Lathe Safety Quizzes & Trivia

Accidents do happen in the workshop. It is essential to observe safety practices to prevent accidents. Most equipment and tools in the workshop are dangerous, so it is important that you practice safety measures when using them. The lathe is a special machine and we need to be aware of the safety rules that is associared with it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When operating the lathe you should wear eye protection because
    • A. 

      It looks cool

    • B. 

      The teacher insists

    • C. 

      Sharp, hot metal chips can fly off

    • D. 

      It will protect against the bright blinding light

  • 2. 
    Snugly fitting clothes is best because
    • A. 

      They just look neater

    • B. 

      Loose fitting clothes may get caught in rotating work

    • C. 

      Keep you cooler

    • D. 

      You cannot work fast enough in loose fittng clothes

  • 3. 
    The preferred type of shoes to be worn are
    • A. 

      Sandals

    • B. 

      Dress shoes

    • C. 

      Leather boots

    • D. 

      Sneakers

  • 4. 
    The work should ___________ be clamp securely in the chuck or between centres before starting the lathe.
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Not

    • D. 

      Only in special cases

  • 5. 
    The chuck key may ______________ be left in the chuck.
    • A. 

      Sometimes

    • B. 

      Only in special cases

    • C. 

      Always

    • D. 

      Never

  • 6. 
    Do not remove the swarf from the rotating work because
    • A. 

      To do otherwise, the swarf may cut

    • B. 

      The swarf may break

    • C. 

      The machine may overheat

    • D. 

      The swarf is hard to come loose

  • 7. 
    When filing especially on the lathe, files should always be used with the handles fitted on, otherwise they may
    • A. 

      Slip from your grasp easily

    • B. 

      Pierce your hand with their tangs

    • C. 

      Prevent proper cutting of the metal

    • D. 

      Scratch the surface of the work piece

  • 8. 
    Jewelry should be removed because
    • A. 

      It is a school and no jewerly is allowed

    • B. 

      It may get tangled in the rotating work

    • C. 

      It cause a magnetic attraction

    • D. 

      Teachers don't like student in jewerly

  • 9. 
    When filing on the lathe it is best to hold the file
    • A. 

      In your left hand

    • B. 

      In your right hand

    • C. 

      By stretching over the chuck

    • D. 

      With a pliers

  • 10. 
    It is best to start the lathe at
    • A. 

      Medium speed and increase or decrease gradually

    • B. 

      At the exact speed

    • C. 

      Fast speed and decrease gradually

    • D. 

      Slow speed and increase gradually

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