Planer Certification

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Planer Certification
Version 0.1.1
Approval Date 2020-11-03
Document/Printout Planer Certification
Required For Tools/Shops

Training Check-Off List:

Tool Anatomy

  • Parts of the planer are properly identified


  • Safety precautions are followed - safety glasses, proper clothing, work area cleared, etc.
  • Stock is checked for issues/problems
  • Supports or trained assistants are available to help with outfeed if necessary


  • Dust collector is used properly
  • Proper body position
  • Table is adjusted properly
  • Material is fed properly
  • Understand the cutting depth limit as per the manufacturer (1/32" per pass)


  • Work area is cleaned

Lockout/Tagout Procedure

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