Only when using a cup saw cutter
Every time you are drilling.
Only when the stock is shorter than 6 inches long.
When you do not have someone to help you.
As close as you need; the drill press is very safe.
As far as practical, with a minimum of 3 inches.
As far as practical, with a minimum of 6 inches.
Never have your hands near the table.
Securely by hand.
Never drill into cylindrical stock.
Only drill into cylindrical stock by using V-block or drill press vise to support the stock.
With help from your friend.
Place the excess length of the stock to the right of the operator.
Place the excess length of the stock to the left of the operator.
Whenever chips are beginning to block the hole.
As often as you need to cool off the bit or to add cutting oil.
To give your right arm a rest.
Both A and B.
Ease up on the feed pressure.
Maintain the same feed pressure.
Stop the drill immediately.
Apply more pressure.
Into sheet metal that can easily cut you.
When you don't want to get splinters.
Into metal bar stock that becomes hot so you can prevent your hands from getting burned.
It is never okay to wear gloves around rotating machinery.
Brush the chips away with your bare hand.
Blow the chips away using your breath.
Brush the chips away with a bench or chip brush or a use cheap paintbrush.
Blow the chips away with high-pressure compressed air.