I like the first line of the article: "As pressure to address table-saw injuries builds..." Pressure? By whom? Ah, I see...Stephen Gass, the inventor of SawStop. Follow the money trail on this one.
As an aside, I kinda think hammers should be padded. I've smashed my thumb a number of times. And think of the children we might protect.
As pressure to address debilitating table-saw injuries builds, the head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission says she will call in the power-tool industry and the safety standards group to find out why more hasn't been done to address the problem. Read the complete article...