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Portable Power Tool Safety
Portable Electric and Cordless Drill Be sure the electric drill is disconnected from the power source before installing bits. Make sure the bit is sharpened before use. Make sure the chuck key has been removed before starting the drill Secure all work before drilling. Use a center punch or scratch awl to mark a starter hole.
Finishing Sander Always disconnect the cord before changing abrasive sheets. Do Not touch the bottom of the sander while it is in operation Always secure your work before sanding. Always wear eye protection.
Random Orbit Sander Always disconnect the cord before changing abrasive discs. Do Not touch the bottom of the sander while it is in operation. Always secure your work before sanding. The bottom of this sander rotates in a circular motion. This tool can and will cut into skin with the slightest touch.
Belt Sander Always secure the work piece. Never hold the stock with your body!!! Do not force the tool or put down pressure on it. Before plugging in the tool check to see that the tool is turned off.
Belt Sander (II) Hold the tool by the correct handles with both hands and always maintain a firm grip. Wear safety glasses. Never wear loose clothing around this machine.
Circular Saw Always make sure the switch is off before plugging in the tool. Rest the large portion of the base on the piece of stock that will remain stationary. Keep hands and fingers away from rotating parts. Always wear safety glasses. Never attempt to cut curves.
Portable Jig Saw Always make sure the switch is off before plugging the tool in. Never change the blades with the machine plugged in. Keep hands and fingers away from the blade. Never force the blade into the work piece. Always wear safety glasses.
Router Select the appropriate bit and adjust to proper depth. Only use the wrenches designed for the machine to tighten and loosen the collet. Always secure the work piece Make trial cuts first. Keep hands away from the cutter.
Router (II) Hold router firmly in both hands. Never force the router into the work piece. Always wait for the router to come to a complete stop before setting down on its side or the top base. Always wear safety glasses!!!
Plate Jointer Before plugging the tool in, make sure it is in the off position. Always keep the guards in place. Keep hands away from the front of the tool and the cutter head Do not cut in to knots or hardware. Release the switch if the blade binds or stops. Always wear safety glasses.
Pneumatic Nailer Always disconnect the tool to load fasteners Never point this tool at anyone Keep all hands away from the fastener ejection area Keep all hands away from the direction at which the fastener will enter into the part. The nail can come through and enter ones body.