Safety Test - Shop & Power Tools
You must pass this short test with 100% before using a power tool.
Check any of the following that are UNSAFE:
Listening to headphones in the shop
Communicating with your teammates
Leaving tools and materials unattended in walkways
Putting tools away where they belong
Using broken tools
Alerting an adult of ANY injuries
Keeping your space clean and organized can prevent...
Damage to tools/materials
Respiratory (breathing) problems
Who has final say on all shop safety and use of tools?
What type of shoes are acceptable to wear while working in the shop?
Check all of the tools below that are "power tools".
If your hair goes past your EYES or SHOULDERS, what must be done before working with tools in the shop?
Cut it all off
Push it behind your shoulders or ears
Use hair ties or bobby pins to secure hair out of the way
When using a power tool, especially for the first time, you will always want to...
Get it done quickly
Yank the cord out from the wall when you're done
Go slowly, use caution
See how loud you can make it run
When should you wear safety goggles?
When using a tool to cut or join materials
When carrying lumber
When talking to your tech director
If you lean over and any of your clothing hangs down in front of you (jewelry, hoodie strings, lanyards, scarves, etc.), what should be done before using tools in the shop?
Hold loose items back with one hand while working
Secure or remove all loose items
Before using a tool, you should... (check all that apply)
Be trained on that tool
Ensure it is working properly
Ensure it is the right tool for the job
Ensure you have the proper safety attire
When measuring and marking lumber to be cut, always...
Double check your measurement
Account for the size of other lumber in the total height/width
Cross out old/incorrect marks
Hold the measuring tape straight to get an accurate measurement, use a speed square when available
When cutting a piece of lumber, how can you safely hold the lumber in place?
Use your hands anywhere on the lumber
Use your hands a safe distance from the blade (6 inches or more)
Use a clamp
Have another person help to hold it (hands a safe distance from the blade)
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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