Table saw emergency brake stop activating.
Once I had several contract welders working for me on a project. Ordinarily they only ever use their own tools Just like I did when I was working off my rig, But I had a large 24 inch 7-1/2Hp disk sander in my shop that was just way too handy for quick edge clean up. This 1 welder was cleaning up the torch cut beveled edges on some pad eyes for a derrick we were building when I heard a crash and a louder yell he apparently had been grinding an edge in one spot not moving from side to side and managed to gouge all the way through the abrasive and the cloth backing when he did it ripped a wide section loose and pealed it away from the backing plate the part went flying the strip of sanding disk slapped the back of his hand several times before he could pull away. Think severe enough road rash to rip your gloves open after dropping your motorcycle. He wasn't really hurt that badly other than his glove being ripped to shreds. He looked up at the sign, DANGER ONLY trained and qualified personnel are allowed to use the equipment in this shop.
Well I guess I just proved your sign to be correct. I just said a lot of my machines have a much harder bite than that one ask next time before using one of them.
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Scotsman Hosie (Jun 11, 2023)
Guy sounds like a bit of an orangutan. That's one of my pet peeves. People who think operating tools consists of smashing on things. Oh you tripped the breaker twice and burnt up your third end mill today? I consider that to be a sign of low IQ. They can't comprehend the outcomes of their actions. I had one guy who used to do it intentionally when he wanted to go home.
I have similar stickers on all my tools. I prefer these ones:
DSTP (Jun 7, 2023)
This is in no way an accident. This is a person operating a machine with no training as to what can happen, and why it can happen.
First, rotating in the direction of the saw blade turning is the mistake number one. Not know what the **** you are doing is number two. I bet this person blamed the saw. Not their own lack of understanding simple mechanics. It's not the tool that is the problem. It is the total absence of training.
Happy that person has their fingers. Still doesn't fix stupid.
Philip Davies (Jun 12, 2023)
mwmkravchenko (Jun 11, 2023)
We could not have had a saw like that without a sawstop, and I wish I had one here at home.
On a related note, I feel like an upright panel saw like the ones they use at Home Depot is probably safer than a table saw and does most of the same jobs. Is that wrong?
I hope there are self inflicted damage waivers signed by the table saw jockeys.
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