Replace damaged guards because if an abrasive wheel breaks while rotating, it can cause a serious injury. Before use, check the manufacturer’s stated running speeds, or markings on the grinder, and grinder wheel for the maximum speed that it can be used. Follow manufacturer’s manual for the safe use of grinder wheel guards.
2014-09-10· Explains commonly cited OSHA standards for portable abrasive wheel equipment used for grinding and cutting materials. Applicable to OSHA general industry and construction regulations for portable
Selecting the correct wheel for the job is essential for safety. A grinding wheel may be dangerous if used for an application for which it is not intended. It is therefore essential that the fullest details of the type of grinding operation should be given to the manufacturer to enable the correct wheel
2017-09-26· The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is very specific about bench grinder safety. OSHA refers to bench grinders as “Abrasive Wheel Equipment Grinders.” The safety rules for this machinery are in the Code of Federal Regulations
Guidance subsequent to the repeal of the Abrasive Wheels Regulations 1970 (encompassing relevant PUWER 1998 issues and any conflicts with draft European standards). In addition to looking at essential training needs, the guide also focuses on details such as: wheel characteristics; safety in
2015-06-09· This training DVD will show viewers how to properly use a grinder or abrasive wheel. Important topics include personal protective equipment and machine guards. Important topics include personal
Floor stand and bench mounted abrasive wheels used for external grinding shall be provided with safety guards (protection hoods). The maximum angular exposure of the grinding wheel periphery and sides shall be not more than 90 degrees, except that when work requires contact with the wheel below the horizontal plane of the spindle, the angular exposure shall not exceed 125 degrees.
SAFETY IN THE USE OF ABRASIVE WHEELS Introduction Abrasive wheels are extensively used in industries for various purposes. The use of abrasive wheels in an unsafe way often causes accidents leading to personal injuries and/or damage to properties. The main dangers are — (1) bursting of wheels as the result of: (i) defective wheel
Abrasive wheels (grinders) are used by workers in countless applications such as manufacturing, maintenance, emergency response and construction. They are primarily used to grind down or cut through metals and other materials. When using abrasive wheels, workers can be exposed to serious injuries, such as:
This Grinder and Abrasive Wheel Safety Training Video will show your trainees the proper ways of handling these important pieces of machinery. Watchers of this video will learn about safety protocol, and why gloves and other safety is so important.
Safety hazards A wheel that shatters can seriously injure the operator and those working nearby Shooting fragments of a wheel can injure the eyes and face Contact with a wheel can cause cuts and scrapes If a portable grinder is dropped, it can injure the legs and feet Sparks can cause burns ABRASIVE (GRINDING) WHEELS WSPSC
2019-08-10· Each grinding machine shall be inspected regularly before use, and colour coded; Abrasive wheels, grinding or cutting discs without the manufacturer’s maximum RPM marked shall not be used. RPM (rotation per minute) of the wheel shall be more than a grinding machine if machine RPM exceeds than a wheel can break easily.
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Safety advice when using cutting-off and grinding wheels On October 04 2016 For your safety you should ensure that you are fully aware of how to safely use cutting-off and grinding wheels
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Safety in the use of abrasive wheels Page 3 of 53 Health and Safety Executive Contents Preface 5 Introduction 5 Training 6 Abrasive wheel characteristics 7 Abrasive wheel marking system 7 Safety 9 Wheel breakage 9 Examination, handling and storage of abrasive wheels 9 Speed 12 Peripheral and rotational speed 12 The grinding machine 14 Spindles 14
A worker steps up to an abrasive wheel grinder and places a piece of metal against the wheel’s spinning surface. But because the machine was not adjusted correctly, the metal catches in the grinder. A split-second later, the grinding wheel explodes, sending stony chunks, as deadly as shrapnel
TEST YOUR GRINDER SAFETY KNOWLEDGE Will You Survive the ‘Daily Grind’? How familiar are you with abrasive wheel grinders and their safe operation? Take this quiz from MANCOMM and find out. June 22, 2011. Tweet. Buffer. Will You Survive the ‘Daily Grind’? How familiar are you with abrasive wheel grinders and their safe operation? Take this quiz and find out. A worker steps up to an
Follow carefully the instructions given in the machine handbook. Never fit a wheel which is loose or too tight on the flange. Align the outer flange correctly as shown in the FEPA Safety leaflets for cutting and grinding wheels for angle grinders Tighten only with the tool supplied with the machine. Ensure the wheel is properly gripped to prevent slippage, but do not tighten with excessive force.
Safety Inspection Checklist Abrasive Wheel Bench & Pedestal Grinders Yes No N/A INSPECTION ITEM COMMENTS Is the grinding machine secured to the bench or pedestal in a manner that prevents it from vibrating / moving during use? Is the power cord (including plug) free
Abrasive Wheel-Equipped Grinders Checklist. Hand, arm, body and eye injuries, hearing damage and even respiratory problems can result from unsafe usage of abrasive wheel equipped grinders. This checklist highlights some of the safety precautions that should be taken when working with these useful but potentially dangerous tools.
Learn how to safely operate an abrasive wheel machine in just one day. Overview in brief This is a whistle-stop tour of the key safety aspects you need to be aware of when operating a machine fitted with abrasive wheels. It covers both theory and hands-on practice. You’ll learn all about the essential safety regulations you 
Because the safety guard is designed to restrain the pieces of a shattered grinding wheel, the distance between the safety guard and the top periphery of the wheel must not be more than 1⁄4-inch. If this distance is greater because of the decreased size of the abrasive wheel, then a “tongue guard” must
This checklist covers regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under the general industry standards 29 CFR 1910.215 and 1910.243 and the construction standards 29 CFR 1926.303. It applies to fixed and portable abrasive wheel machinery
Using grinders and cutting or abrasive wheels can be dangerous work if the operator is not careful. Make sure your workers have the training and information they need with this Grinder and Abrasive Wheel Safety Training Video. It features valuable information on using grinders and cutting wheels safely, wearing protection for the eyes and ears