Your Business Name Here – Safe Work Procedure compound mitre saw
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DO NOT use this machine unless
you have been instructed
in its safe use and operation
and have been given permission
S afety glasses must be worn at all times in work areas.
L ong and loose hair must be contained.
H earing protection must be worn.
S turdy footwear must be worn at all times in work areas.
C lose fitting/protective clothing must be worn.
R ings and jewellery must not be worn.
Locate and ensure you are familiar with all machine operations and controls.
Ensure all guards are fitted, secure and functional. Do not operate if guards are missing or faulty.
Ensure the saw is properly secured to a work table by bolts/clamps at approximately hip height.
Ensure the saw is operated on an RCD protected circuit.
Check workspaces and walkways to ensure no slip/trip hazards are present.
Keep table and work area clear of all tools, off-cut timber and sawdust.
Start the dust extraction unit before using the machine.
OPERATIONAL SAFETY CHECKS
Saw may grab and ‘kick-back’ toward operator.
Flying chips and airborne dust.
Contact with rotating blade.
Do not use faulty equipment. Immediately report suspect equipment.
Do not exceed the maximum cut for the machine.
Do not cut more than one workpiece at a time.
Do not start the saw with the blade touching the workpiece. Allow the blade to reach full speed first.
Do not cut branches, dowel, or wood with embedded nails or screws.
Do not rip solid timber along the grain.
Do not cut ferrous or non-ferrous material.
This SWP does not necessarily cover all possible hazards associated with this equipment and should be used in conjunction with other references. It is designed as a guide to be used to compliment training and as a reminder to users prior to equipment use.
This information is based on material published by the South Australian Department of Education and Children’s Services.
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