Miter Saw Certification

From Claremont MakerSpace
Miter Saw Certification
Version 0.1.0
Approval Date 2020-11-03
Prerequisites
Document/Printout Download (old versions)
For Tools/Shops

Training Check-Off List:

Tool Anatomy

  • Parts of the Miter Saw are identified properly.
    • Miter table
    • Fence
    • Work clamp
    • Slide lock knob
    • Trigger switch
    • LED light switch
    • Bevel Lock Lever
    • Miter lock level

Pre-Operation

  • Safety precautions are followed - safety glasses, proper clothing, work area cleared, etc.
  • Extension supports are adjusted properly

Operation

  • Dust collector is used properly
  • Proper body position
  • Work is clamped properly
  • Straight cut is performed properly
  • Miter cut is performed properly
  • Bevel cut is performed properly

Post-Operation

  • Work area is cleaned - scraps go to scrap bin and work area is swept or vacuumed

Lockout/Tagout Procedure

  • Tool unplugged and plug wrapped in safe/visible location, barrel covers and locks, tag filled out and posted, front desk notified.