not to be argumentative, but I'm not so sure. I had a bad accident
with a router 2 years ago. No blood anywhere on the router, table, or
I was using a router table, and the fence slipped, causing a climb
cut, and away we went/ 1/4 wide, 1/4 inch deep, across the nail bed of
the thumb. The nail is pretty much fine now. A guard may have helped,
but then again, it probably would have slid out of the way.
Now I check to make sure everything is tightened down real good