Originally Posted by Greg78
Same here but I was required to wear hearing protection and couldn't hear any of those things you listed either.
I've had supers come up behind my while I'm running wood through a table saw or planer and had them grab my shoulder because they were shouting at me and I couldn't hear them. They couldn't understand while I told them to never touch someone while they are operating equipment. They couldn't understand that that table saw or planer couldn't tell the difference between my hand and the wood.
Hearing and seeing are integral parts of being aware of your work area and surroundings. Common sence can and should go a long way in any business.
More often than not either one is usually in short supply.