Safety in the shop: power tools

United States, 1970

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Stresses common sense practices in the use of woodworking and metal working machines, including the drill press, grinder, jointer, router and various types of power saws and lathes. Shows the need for proper clothing, machine guards, making adjustments before starting the machine, dealing with broken blades and the value of neatness.


production company

Coronet Films

Moreland-Latchford Productions






Black and White

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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial equipment

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Machinery

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Metal-work

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Power tools

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Safety education, Industrial

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tools - Safety measures

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Woodwork

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work practice

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Machinery

Crafts & Visual Arts → Metal-work

Crafts & Visual Arts → Tools - Safety measures

Crafts & Visual Arts → Woodwork

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Clothing, Protective

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Employees - Training of

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Occupational training

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Clothing, Protective

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Tools - Safety measures

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tools - Safety measures

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Woodwork

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machinery

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Power tools

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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