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					Test on General Shop Safety Instruction

1. Why is it important to know where the fire extinguishers are kept and how to use them?

2. Where should you place oily rags?

3. Why should you wipe up all oil or grease that may be spilled on the floor or that may drip

from the machines?

4. Why should you refrain from throwing things in the shop?

5. How should you carry all metal bars?

6. Why should sheet metal and metal bars be up off of the floor?

7. In what manner should you handle sheet metal?

8. When should you wear safety glasses?

9. To whom should you report an accident in the machine shop?

10. Where should you place tools when you are through with them?

11. What is the best test if you suspect a metal to be hot?

12. Why must you always have a handle on any file that you are using?

13. What is the reason for never striking a file against a bench or machine to clean it?

14. Why would you never use a punch with a mushroomed end?
15. What action do you need to take before being given permission to operate a machine in the

student machine shop?

16. When should you clean a machine that you have been using?

17. When operating a machine what should you do with sleeves, neckties, jewelry, or loose


18. How must chips and shavings be removed from all metal working machines while the

machine is running or in the off position?

19. Who should inspect all special set ups?

20. What should you do when you are through using a special set up?

21. What is the importance of never annoying or distracting an individual while they are

operating machinery?

22. What should you do if you think your machine is not operating properly?

23. What is the importance of keeping the floor around a machine clear of scraps, chips, etc.?

24. Are you ever permitted to operate a machine if the instructor is not present in the room?

25. When is the best time to take measurements for the part that you will be machining?

26. Is there any reason to ever turn on a machine just to see what it will do?
27. What must be done about wrenches and other hand tools before you turn on the power of any


I have read and understood the safety rules concerning General Shop Safety.

Signature: ___________________.Date: ___________________________
Safety Instruction Test for Horizontal Band Saw

1. What danger is there in reaching across or bending over a metal saw?

2. Why should you stop the saw when moving or replacing the stock?

3. What could happen if the end of the stock is not supported while being cut off?

4. What should you do with the stock you are using after you finish sawing?

5. Why should you check the blade before using it?

6. What should you do if the blade breaks?

7. What type of personal protective equipment should you wear at all times while working in the

machine shop?

Safety Instruction Test for Vertical Band Saw

1. When using the vertical band saw what position should you hold your hands in when sawing?

2. Why is excessive pressure dangerous?

3. Using a speed that is too high for the material being cut will cause the blade to

4. What happens if round stock is not clamped properly?

5. Should you wear safety glasses when sawing?

6. What should you do before cutting sheet metal?

I have read and understand the safety rules concerning the vertical band saw.
Signature: ___________________.Date: ___________________________

Safety Instruction Test for Pedestal Grinder

1. What is the very first thing you should do before operating the pedestal grinder?

2. Of what value is a guard over the grinding wheels on the pedestal grinder?

3. What is the proper clearance between the wheel and the tool rest on pedestal grinder?

4. When should you adjust the tool rest?

5. Grinding should be done on the _________ of the wheel never on the _________of the wheel?

6. Why should you use the entire face of a wheel when grinding?

7. Please give several causes for wheel breakage?

8. Why should you stand to one side when starting a grinder after installing a new wheel?

9. What is a method to employ when grinding short pieces?

10. What is usually wrong with a wheel that vibrates?

I have read and understood the safety rules concerning the Pedestal Grinder

Signature: ___________________.Date: ___________________________
Safety Instruction Test for Drill Press

1. What could happen when using improperly sharpened drills or one that doesn't run true?

2. What should be done with the chuck wrench before starting the drill press?

3. What should be done with work before you begin drilling?

4. When changing tools, the drill press should be _

5. What could happen by reaching around a revolving drill?

6. Why should burrs be removed from drilled holes?

7. How should you hold the work?

8. What will happen to a drill that is being run at a speed that is too fast?

9. What could happen if you feed or force a drill to fast?

10. What could happen if you do not keep your head away from moving parts?

I have read and understand the safety rules concerning the drill press.

Signature: ___________________.Date: ___________________________
Safety Instruction Test for Milling Machine

1. Why is it so important that you be especially careful when operating a milling machine?

2. What is the purpose of climb milling?

3. What is the reason for cleaning chips from the milling machine while it is running?

4. Why should you prevent cutting fluids out of open cuts and sores?

5. Why shouldn't you use your fingers to brush the chips from milling machine?

6. Why is it important to keep clear of revolving lead screws or moving handles?

7. Why is it necessary to clamp your work tightly on the milling machine table or in a vise?

8. Why must the hand feed be used to bring the work up to the cutter?

9. In what direction should the work be fed through the milling machine for a rough cut?

10. What is the reasoning for not taking measurements while the milling machine is running?

I have read and understood the safety rules concerning the milling machine.

Signature: ___________________.Date: ___________________________
Safety Instruction Test for a Lathe

1. What is the right way to investigate the uses of any operating knob or lever that you do not


2. Why must you always clamp the tail stock and the tail stock spindle binding lever before

turning on the power?

3. Why must the cutting tool be on the exact center when turning brass, composition, or any

other material of small diameter?

4. When should you take work from between centers?

5. What care should you take with the lead screw of a lathe?

6. How should you file work in the lathe so you won't be stuck by the lathe chuck jaws?

7. What should you do with the tool holder before filing or polishing work on the lathe?

8. When should the arbor hole in the spindle be cleaned out?

9. Why should the chuck wrench never be left in the chuck socket?

10. How should you remove a chuck from the lathe?

11. Why should work be balanced in the lathe?
12. What precautions should be taken when turning to a shoulder?

13. What should you do when you have finished a job on the lathe?

I have read and understood the safety rules concerning the lathe.

Signature: ___________________.Date: ___________________________

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