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Center for Engineering Design and Entrepreneurship

Policies and Procedures
Model Shop Safety Rules

Band Saw Safety

Rules for Safe Operation

When you are finished cutting, turn the saw off and let it come to a complete stop, then clean all scrap from the machine and the floor. Do not cut material with scraps laying on the table or on the floor around the saw. Cut only with the table floor clear of wood scraps:


When cutting small or narrow pieces of material, make sure you use a push stick to prevent your fingers from contacting the blade.


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