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Power Tool Safety Program: Miter Saws Mobile App

All power tools can be dangerous if both general and tool specific safety instructions are not followed carefully. General safety instructions apply to all power tools, both corded and cordless. The Power Tool Safety Program: Miter Saws mobile app provides a checklist that covers: Good Personal Safety is a Must, What Type of Tool do you Have, Choose the Right Tool and Blade, Know your Workpiece, Before Cutting, While Cutting and When Done. GoCanvas is comprehensive, empowering you to share information, create connections, and grow your business.

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    Miter saws are used for crosscutting, mitering or beveling wood, nonferrous metals and plastics.

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    Following good safety practices when using miter saws is a must.

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    Always read and understand the tool’s operator’s manual, tool markings and the instructions packa...

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    Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields complying with current national st...

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    Use the appropriate mask or respirator in dusty work conditions.

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    Wear proper hearing protection, as needed.

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    Dress right.

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    Crowded, cluttered work areas that can cause tripping or loss of balance are particularly dangerous.

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    Never alter a guard or use the tool with a guard missing.

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    Choosing the correct tool and the proper accessory for your application can help to reduce the ri...

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    Check this carefully: Does your blade have the proper size and shape arbor hole?

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    Do not use a blade that does not fit the arbor, as vibration may result.

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    Use sharp blades.

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    Make sure the arbor and blade are clean.

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    Buildup on the surface of the arbor and blade will increase excessive friction.

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    Make sure the speed marked on the blade is at least as high as the no load RPM marked on the tool.

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    When installing or changing a blade, match the direction of the arrow on the blade with the direc...

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    Be sure the blade screw is tight to prevent slipping or loosening during use.

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    Never attempt to cut materials larger than the rated capacity listed in the saw operator’s manual...

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    Take time to review your work and make sure that all necessary precautions have been taken before...

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    Support long workpieces at the same height as the saw table.

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    Always place the workpiece securely on the table and against the fence when making cuts.

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    Never make freehand cuts.

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    Never cut small workpieces that would require you to put fingers near the cutting blade.

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    Use clamps to secure the workpiece to the table and avoid injuries

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    Never try to remove or clamp the workpiece to the saw while the blade is rotating.

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    Do not cut stone, brick, concrete, or ferrous metals (iron, steel, stainless steel, or alloys of ...

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    Remove all nails from the workpiece before cutting, if present.

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