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Page: Real World Safety Practices
1. When operating a table saw how often do you:
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Use a guard?14.4% (72)15.6% (78)16.4% (82)53.7% (269)501
Wear hearing protection?19.0% (95)19.0% (95)34.9% (175)27.1% (136)501
Wear safety glasses?41.4% (206)21.9% (109)27.9% (139)8.8% (44)498
Wear a dust mask or respirator?2.8% (14)10.2% (51)50.4% (252)36.6% (183)500
Use a push stick or feather board?33.5% (168)38.3% (192)25.9% (130)2.2% (11)501
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2. When operating a circular saw how often do you:
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Remove or disable the blade guard?1.6% (8)2.8% (14)21.3% (107)74.3% (373)502
Wear hearing protection?15.2% (76)14.2% (71)38.6% (193)32.0% (160)500
Wear safety glasses37.1% (184)25.4% (126)28.4% (141)9.1% (45)496
Wear a dust mask or respirator?1.8% (9)7.2% (36)53.6% (268)37.4% (187)500
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3. When operating a miter saw how often do you:
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Remove or disable the blade guard?3.4% (17)1.8% (9)17.7% (88)77.1% (383)497
Wear hearing protection?15.7% (78)12.7% (63)39.1% (194)32.5% (161)496
Wear safety glasses37.2% (184)22.8% (113)26.9% (133)13.1% (65)495
Wear a dust mask or respirator?1.6% (8)4.9% (24)45.3% (224)48.2% (238)494
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4. When operating a router how often do you:
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Wear hearing protection?28.4% (141)19.3% (96)28.2% (140)24.1% (120)497
Wear safety glasses45.4% (226)23.1% (115)23.7% (118)7.8% (39)498
Wear a dust mask or respirator?3.5% (17)11.8% (58)46.8% (230)37.9% (186)491
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5. When operating a hammer drill or breaker how often do you:
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Wear hearing protection?33.7% (167)25.9% (128)25.7% (127)14.7% (73)495
Wear safety glasses47.6% (236)25.0% (124)20.2% (100)7.3% (36)496
Wear a dust mask or respirator?6.9% (34)21.5% (106)48.0% (236)23.6% (116)492
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6. If you have or use a Telehandler (4WD forklift) how often do you:
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Use the forks themselves as a work platform?0.0% (0)4.0% (11)35.4% (98)60.6% (168)277
Stand on the forks using a custom-made work platform?5.4% (15)17.8% (49)41.3% (114)35.5% (98)276
Stand on the forks using a manufacturer-supplied work platform?5.8% (16)16.2% (45)28.8% (80)49.3% (137)278
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7. When working above the ground how often do you:
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Stand above where the ladder says you're supposed to stand?8.2% (41)21.7% (108)54.1% (269)15.9% (79)497
Use framing lumber in place of rated staging planks?5.1% (25)17.8% (87)48.1% (235)29.0% (142)489
Build work platforms from framing lumber instead of using pipe staging or manufactured wall jacks?3.3% (16)13.7% (66)48.4% (234)34.6% (167)483
Work on a roof without wearing a safety harness.22.9% (113)37.3% (184)28.8% (142)11.0% (54)493
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8. When using nail guns how often do you:
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Wear eye protection?41.4% (196)21.4% (101)24.9% (118)12.3% (58)473
Wear hearing protection?11.5% (56)15.0% (73)32.4% (158)41.1% (200)487
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9. How often do you wear a hard hat on the jobsite?
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Always
10.7%53
Usually
10.9%54
Sometimes
35.6%176
Never
42.7%211
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10. How often is there a fire extinguisher:
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In your vehicle?43.4% (203)10.7% (50)13.5% (63)32.5% (152)468
On your jobsite?26.7% (129)22.9% (111)31.2% (151)19.2% (93)484
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11. What is your primary trade (choose only one)?
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GC – new construction – multiple trades
16.8%83
Remodeler – multiple trades
43.6%215
Carpenter – finish
8.3%41
Carpenter – framing
3.4%17
Cabinet maker or installer
3.0%15
Concrete work or masonry
1.2%6
Drywall/metal stud 0.0%0
Electrician
4.5%22
Grading/site work
0.2%1
HVAC/mechanical
2.6%13
Plumber
3.0%15
Handyman – multiple trades
12.0%59
Painter
0.4%2
Roofer
0.8%4
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