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Band Saw Safety Test

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The blade guard must remain 1/8” above the stock being cut.
 

 2. 

The band saw moves in a continuous motion, cutting stock more easily.
 

 3. 

Do not continue to cut if the band saw blade bends or makes unusual noises.
 

 4. 

Stock must be placed securely against the table.
 

 5. 

Safety glasses do not need to be worn at all times when operating the band saw.
 

 6. 

Cut lines must be clearly marked before operation the band saw.
 

 7. 

Only one hand needs to remain on the stock at all times.
 

 8. 

Relief cuts must be marked and cut prior to cutting the finished cut lines.
 

 9. 

Never place hands over the cut line.
 

 10. 

Do not cut an inside radius larger thatn six times the blades width.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 11. 

The blade tension adjustment is responsible for?
a.
Turning the band saw on and off.
c.
Providing access to the lower assembly of the band saw.
b.
Adjusting the tension of the band saw blade.
d.
Cutting the stock
 

 12. 

The work light is responsible for?
a.
Turning the band saw on and off.
c.
Raising and lowering the blade guard.
b.
Adjusting the tension of the band saw blade.
d.
Providing more light when working on the band saw, rarely used.
 

 13. 

The blade guard adjustment is responsible for?
a.
Turning the band saw on and off.
c.
Adjusting the height of the blade guard.
b.
Adjusting the tension of the band saw blade
d.
Cutting the stock.
 

 14. 

The blade guard is responsible for.
a.
Adjusting the geight of the blade guard.
c.
Protecting the operator from the blade, blade guard should be set 1/2” above the stock.
b.
Protecting the operator from the blade, blade guard should be set 1” above the stock.
d.
Protecting the operator from the blade, blade guard should be set 1/8” above the stock.
 

 15. 

The blade is responisble for?
a.
Turning the band saw on and off.
c.
Cleaning your project
b.
Cutting the stock
d.
Bending and breaking
 

 16. 

The table insert is responsible for?
a.
Turning the band saw on and off.
c.
Allow access to the lower assembly of the band saw
b.
Adjusting the height of the blade guard.
d.
Allowing access to the inside of the band saw.
 

 17. 

The table is responsible for?
a.
Turning the band saw on and off.
c.
Allowing access to the lower assembly of the band saw.
b.
Providing a horizontal surface for the stock to rest upon.
d.
Cutting the stock.
 

 18. 

The on and off switch is responsible for?
a.
Turning the band saw on and off.
c.
Cutting the stock
b.
Allowing access to the lower assembly of the band saw.
d.
Adjusting the height of the band saw.
 

Matching
Rank the order of operations for the band saw (1 is first, 7 is last)
 
 
a.
1
e.
5
b.
2
f.
6
c.
3
g.
7
d.
4
 

 19. 

Move stock away from blade only after blade guard has been set.
 

 20. 

Move stock into blade follwoing the cut line.
 

 21. 

Mark all cut lines and make sure all guards are in place and operating correctly.
 

 22. 

Remove stock from band saw after machine has come to a complete stop.
 

 23. 

Adjust blade guard 1/8” above stock.
 

 24. 

Turn band saw on.
 

 25. 

Place stock flat on table to adjust blade guard.
 



 
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