Ps:1 Miter Saw Safety Exam

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Saw Safety Quizzes & Trivia

This exam will test your safety knowledge for the miter saw. Note: This test is intended for use by members of Pumping Station: One, Chicago, only.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All adjustments shall be made to the miter saw:
    • A. 

      Prior to starting.

    • B. 

      With the blade in a full up position.

    • C. 

      With the blade in the extreme left position.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    When operating the miter saw:
    • A. 

      Give the work your undivided attention.

    • B. 

      Always wear safety glasses.

    • C. 

      Keep guards in place and in use at all times.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    Always hold the wood you are cutting firmly against the:
    • A. 

      Table.

    • B. 

      Fence.

    • C. 

      Fence and table.

    • D. 

      Pivot arm.

  • 4. 
    When ready to cut, wait for the motor on the miter saw to:
    • A. 

      Come up to about half speed.

    • B. 

      Come up to full speed.

    • C. 

      Reach the appropriate speed for the job at hand.

    • D. 

      Reach neutral speed so the blade does not vibrate.

  • 5. 
    The number one reason for miter saw injuries is:
    • A. 

      Inattention.

    • B. 

      Lack of proper training.

    • C. 

      Not wearing gloves.

    • D. 

      Working too fast while making small repetitive cuts.

  • 6. 
    When should you cross your hands over while cutting on the miter saw?
    • A. 

      If you are left-handed.

    • B. 

      Whenever you feel the need to. It's safe.

    • C. 

      Never.

    • D. 

      To remove cut off scrap.

  • 7. 
    When the cut has been completed through the stock, you should release the trigger and:
    • A. 

      Remove scraps from the table.

    • B. 

      Lock the motor in the up position.

    • C. 

      Move to the next cut.

    • D. 

      Wait for the blade to stop rotating before raising the arm.

  • 8. 
    Make sure the arbor size and the blade hole size match.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When replacing a blade on the miter saw, teeth at the bottom of the blade should point:
    • A. 

      Towards the operator and away from the fence.

    • B. 

      Away from the operator and towards the fence.

    • C. 

      It depends on what kind of can't you are going to do.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    The lockdown pin (button) for the blade pivot arm is for transporting the unit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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