BM 2610014415 01-11 E:BM 2610012089 12-10 E 1/10/11 7:17 AM Page 5
a. NEVER use grinding wheels, abrasive cut-off
wheels, friction wheels (metal slitting blades) wire
wheels or buffing wheels.
Some ꢄust createꢄ ꢃy ꢆower
sanꢄinꢅ, sawinꢅ, ꢅrinꢄinꢅ,
ꢄrillinꢅ, anꢄ other construction activities
contains chemicals known to cause cancer,
ꢃ. USE ONLY RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES.
c. Crosscutting operations are more conveniently
worked and with greater safety if an auxiliary wood
facing is attached to the miter gauge. (See Page 26).
Lead from lead-based paints,
Crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other
masonry products, and
ꢄ. Make sure the top of the cutting tool rotates toward
you when standing in normal operating position.Also
make sure the cutting tool, arbor collars and arbor • Arsenic and chromium from chemically treated
nut are installed properly. Keep the cutting tool as low
as possible for the operation being performed. Keep
all guards in place whenever possible.
Your risk from these exposures varies, depending
on how often you do this type of work. To reduce
Do not use any blade or other cutting tool marked your exposure to these chemicals: work in a well
for an operating speed less than 5000 R.P.M. Never ventilated area, and work with approved safety
use a cutting tool larger in diameter than the diameter equipment, such as those dust masks that are spe-
for which the saw was designed. For greatest safety cially designed to filter out microscopic particles.
and efficiency when ripping, use the maximum diam-
eter blade for which the saw is designed, since under
these conditions the spreader is nearest the blade.
e. Make sure the table insert is flush or slightly below
the table surface on all sides except for rear side.
NEVER operate the saw unless the proper insert is
SAFETY IS A COMBINATION OF OPERATOR
COMMON SENSE AND ALERTNESS AT ALL
TIMES WHEN THE TABLE SAW IS BEING USED.
Do not allow familiarity (gained from frequent use of
your table saw) to become com-
monplace. Always remember that
a careless fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict
The operation of
any power tool
can result in for-
eign objects being
thrown into the
eyes, which can
result in severe
eye damage. Al-
ways wear safety
goggles that com-
Wear Eye Protectionꢀ
ply with ANSI Z87.1 (shown on package) before
commencing power tool operation.