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Mitre/Drop Saw Safe Operating Procedure

  • Instant Document Delivery via Email.
    • Step-by-step safe work process.
    • Can assist in ensuring workers are adequately trained.
    • Hazard Checklist included.
    • Customisation instructions provided.
    • Microsoft Word Format (Fully editable).
    • Only pay once (no subscriptions required).

Mitre/Drop Saw Safe Operating Procedure

This Mitre/Drop Saw Safe Operating Procedure (SOP) provides a way for your business to outline step-by-step safe processes when operating a mitre/drop saw.

Mitre/Drop Saw SOP:

  • Provides instructions on the use of the equipment both prior to and during operation.
  • Ensures workers recognise and manage associated hazards and risks involved.
  • Provides a training document for workers. 

Procedure:

  1. Operate in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions
  2. Wear prescribed PPE
  3. Clamp work pieces.
  4. Ensure long and heavy workpieces are properly supported
  5. Allow the blade to reach full speed before cutting,
  6. Do not force the blade and always start the cut gently
  7. After finishing the cut, raise the saw arm back to original position, release the switch & wait for the blade to stop completely before removing your workpiece
  8. Before making any adjustments, bring the saw to a complete standstill
  9. On completion, switch off the saw and disconnect the power source
  10. Clean work area of off cuts and sweep up all swarf

SOP Training Quiz:

  • Provides a training quiz for workers.
  • The associated quiz consists of questions carefully designed to assess comprehension of the SOP.
  • The questions are in multiple-choice or true or false format, with answered supplied.

View Quiz Sample

Mitre/Drop Saw Safe Operating Procedure Contents:

  • PPE
  • Hazards
  • Pre-Operation Inspection
  • Precautions
  • Maintenance
  • Operation 
  • Blade Replacement
  • Includes a Hazard Checklist
  • Instant Document Delivery via Email.
    • Step-by-step safe work process.
    • Can assist in ensuring workers are adequately trained.
    • Hazard Checklist included.
    • Customisation instructions provided.
    • Microsoft Word Format (Fully editable).
    • Only pay once (no subscriptions required).

Mitre/Drop Saw Safe Operating Procedure

This Mitre/Drop Saw Safe Operating Procedure (SOP) provides a way for your business to outline step-by-step safe processes when operating a mitre/drop saw.

Mitre/Drop Saw SOP:

  • Provides instructions on the use of the equipment both prior to and during operation.
  • Ensures workers recognise and manage associated hazards and risks involved.
  • Provides a training document for workers. 

Procedure:

  1. Operate in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions
  2. Wear prescribed PPE
  3. Clamp work pieces.
  4. Ensure long and heavy workpieces are properly supported
  5. Allow the blade to reach full speed before cutting,
  6. Do not force the blade and always start the cut gently
  7. After finishing the cut, raise the saw arm back to original position, release the switch & wait for the blade to stop completely before removing your workpiece
  8. Before making any adjustments, bring the saw to a complete standstill
  9. On completion, switch off the saw and disconnect the power source
  10. Clean work area of off cuts and sweep up all swarf

SOP Training Quiz:

  • Provides a training quiz for workers.
  • The associated quiz consists of questions carefully designed to assess comprehension of the SOP.
  • The questions are in multiple-choice or true or false format, with answered supplied.

View Quiz Sample

Mitre/Drop Saw Safe Operating Procedure Contents:

  • PPE
  • Hazards
  • Pre-Operation Inspection
  • Precautions
  • Maintenance
  • Operation 
  • Blade Replacement
  • Includes a Hazard Checklist
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