Herron 2

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Herron 2

Planer Safety Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The maximum amount of cut recommended for a thickness planer is __________. 
    • A. 

      1/32 inch

    • B. 

      1/16 inch

    • C. 

      1/8 inch

    • D. 

      ¼ inch

  • 2. 
    Before operating a planer, articles of clothing such as ties and coats, should be ________. 
    • A. 

      Removed

    • B. 

      Kept away from the blades

    • C. 

      Held out of the way by another student while you are planing

    • D. 

      Worn with caution

  • 3. 
    Which item(s) should not be worn when operating the planer _________. 
    • A. 

      Lapel pins

    • B. 

      Finger rings

    • C. 

      Long earrings

    • D. 

      Necklaces

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Industrial quality protective equipment should be worn for the protection of __________. 
    • A. 

      Eyes

    • B. 

      Ears

    • C. 

      Feet

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Before starting the planer ___________. 
    • A. 

      Make sure that all guards are in place and securely fastened

    • B. 

      Clear the area of scraps, sawdust, oil, or grease

    • C. 

      Clear the machine and table area of chips, tools, or other matter

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Never stand or walk directly behind the planer when in operation because _________. 
    • A. 

      Sawdust will get in your face

    • B. 

      A kickback may occur causing a serious injury

    • C. 

      Knots may fly out and hit you

    • D. 

      It is difficult to get to the off-on switch quickly if the need arises

  • 7. 
    The purpose of the helper when using the planer is to __________. 
    • A. 

      Pull the stock through the planer

    • B. 

      Support and pull the stock through the planer

    • C. 

      Support and move with the stock as it comes through the planer

    • D. 

      Remove sawdust, support and help pull stock through the planer

  • 8. 
    Which type of stock should never be run through the planer? 
    • A. 

      Painted stock

    • B. 

      Green stock

    • C. 

      Over dried stock

    • D. 

      Extra long stock

  • 9. 
    If the lumber being planed stops part way through the cut __________. 
    • A. 

      Stop the planer, remove and discard the board

    • B. 

      Wait until the cutterhead completely stops and readjust the planer

    • C. 

      Lower the table to free the stock and keep cutting

    • D. 

      Either b or c

  • 10. 
    When leaving the planer work area _________. 
    • A. 

      Turn the machine off

    • B. 

      Turn the machine off and leave

    • C. 

      Turn the machine off and clean up

    • D. 

      Turn the machine off and wait until all moving parts stop before leaving the planer work area.

  • 11. 
    How many boards can be fed safely through the planer at one time? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      It depends on the size of the planer

  • 12. 
    While using the planer, serious accidents can be caused by _________. 
    • A. 

      “horseplay”

    • B. 

      Carrying on a conversation with a friend

    • C. 

      Standing behind a board as it travels though the machine

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The depth of cut depends on the _________. 
    • A. 

      Width of lumber

    • B. 

      Rate of feed

    • C. 

      Kind of lumber

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Lumber should be fed into the planer _________. 
    • A. 

      First, on edge

    • B. 

      Against the grain

    • C. 

      With the grain

    • D. 

      Only with the operator standing within 18” of the planer

  • 15. 
    Never attempt to surface lumber that is __________. 
    • A. 

      Shorter than the distance between the infeed and outfeed rollers

    • B. 

      Less than 3/8 inch thick

    • C. 

      Cracked

    • D. 

      All of the above

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