Y22-Saw-Chop- 2 - Also known as a Miter Saw or Drop Saw...

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Unformatted text preview: Also known as a Miter Saw or Drop Saw Used to make angled cuts in various materials Multiple blades can be used for different materials Can be used as a grinder with the proper equipment Severe Cuts and Abrasions Amputations Eye Injuries Hearing Loss 1926.300 – All hand and power tools and similar equipment, whether furnished by the employer or the employee, shall be maintained in a safe condition 1926.303c­ (1) Safety guards must be provided for abrasive wheels According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission data, approximately 13,500 people nationwide received hospital treatment for power saw injuries during 2003. Of this total, about 70% of the injuries involved fingers and hands Ensure the equipment is working properly and that you have been trained to use this equipment prior to use Make sure all safety equipment is in place and functioning properly Never cross your arms to hold material Wear eye protection Wear hearing protection Make all adjustments to machines with the power off and unplugged from power source Eye Protection Hearing Protection No Loose Clothing Gloves If two people are working together all instruction should come from the person operating the saw Be sure to keep all loose items away from blade; clothing, hair, jewelry ...
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Y22-Saw-Chop- 2 - Also known as a Miter Saw or Drop Saw...

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