Table Saw Safety Test

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Table Saw Safety Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What should be done with articles of clothing, such as ties, coats and long sleevs when operating the table saw?
    • A. 

      Keep them away from the saw blade

    • B. 

      Remove or fasten them out of the way

    • C. 

      Stay clear of the saw

    • D. 

      Have a friend hold them out of the way

  • 2. 
    Which of the following items should not be worn when using the table saw.
    • A. 

      Rings

    • B. 

      Gloves

    • C. 

      Ear buds

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Personal protective equipment which should be worn when operating the table saw is/are    
    • A. 

      Gloves

    • B. 

      Long sleeve shirt

    • C. 

      Safety Glasses

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 4. 
    When setting the table saw up for a job, the saw blade should be checked for
    • A. 

      Striped threads

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Cracks and missing teeth

  • 5. 
    It is ok to turn on the table saw when another student is in the operator only area
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When using the table saw you should stand inline with the blade when feeding the stock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    After completing a cut on the table saw you should?
    • A. 

      Clear the cut off piece from the blade guard

    • B. 

      Show your friend your piece while the saw is slowing down

    • C. 

      Make sure the saw blade has stopped and turn of the machine

    • D. 

      Shove a scrap piece of wood against the blade to stop it from moving

  • 8. 
    When making a rip cut on the table saw the blade should be no more than________ above the stock.
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/8

    • C. 

      3/8

    • D. 

      1/2

  • 9. 
    Which type of stock should never be ripped on the table saw
    • A. 

      Square stock

    • B. 

      Thick stock

    • C. 

      Round Stock

    • D. 

      Flat stock

  • 10. 
    When ripping narrow boards it is important to use a push stick
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When making a rip cut on the table saw it is not necessary to use the rip fence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You should always wear safety glasses when using the table saw
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    It is ok to use the table saw if there is material cluttered on the table of the saw. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It is ok to use the table saw if you haven't completed and passed the safety test by %100
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When using the table saw it is important to inspect your stock for any objects that might damage the saw
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When completed using the table saw it is ok to keep it running so that the next person can save time making their cut
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The first two settings you should check when using the table saw are the blade height and angle. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When making a rip cut on the table saw the piece you want to keep should be between the blade and the fence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The shortest allowable board that may be ripped on the table saw is
    • A. 

      4"

    • B. 

      6"

    • C. 

      8"

    • D. 

      12"

  • 20. 
    When cross cutting on the table saw it is not important to use the miter gauge
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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