RESTON, VA – The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Assn., in cooperation with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, announced a new Table Saw Safety Training Program.

The program was developed by Kelly Moore Consulting and the KCMA through its alliance with OSHA as a tool for cabinet manufacturers to use in training their employees on the safe operation of a table saw. The training program is composed of the following five components:

1. PowerPoint presentation to train employees;

2. a safety tip sheet;

3. a test for employees to take to demonstrate their understanding of the PowerPoint presentation;

4. an answer sheet; and

5. an evaluation of the trainer demonstration of the saw.

The program is available for freed download by clicking here.

“Through our alliance with OSHA, we strive to provide KCMA members and others with materials, guidance and access to training resources that will help them protect employees' health and safety, especially in reducing and preventing exposure to amputation hazards,” said Dick Titus, executive vice president of KCMA. “The Table Saw Safety Training Program is one more tool available to manufacturers to enhance workplace safety.”

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