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Theory Questions

  1. What are the four questions you should ask yourself before doing anything in the workshop?
  2. How far should your hands be from the workpiece while the blade is in operation?
  3. How should you ensure your safety whilst checking cutting tools on the machines?
  4. What should you do if a machine is broken?
  5. When should you not enter a yellow box area?
  6. When should you use dust extraction?
  7. What should you do if you are cutting material such as MDF which has a higher than normal respiratory risk?
  8. What does the 'no lone working' rule mean?
  9. Who are the wood team and how can you join them?

Practical Test

  • Demonstrate use of metal detector