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  • Angle Grinder Safety

    Angle Grinder Use Angle grinders generate sparks. When required obtain a hot work permit before use. Keep work area clear of debris and flammable materials. Do NOT use in areas where there is grain dust or other Use the •

  • Angle grinders SafeWork SA

    2020/09/09· Angle grinders can be a dangerous power tool. Kickbacks can result in severe cuts. Discs can shatter or disintegrate producing fragments which may become lodged in


    THE SAFE USE OF ANGLE GRINDERS, ABRASIVE WHEELS AND DIAMOND DISCS February 2016 Rev. 1 Note to the person undertaking the toolbox talk. This first page constitutes notes which form the basis of the talk. Print

  • Using an Angle Grinder Safely for Cutting and Grinding

    2012/01/17· Angle grinders make use of a disk of abrasive material spun at a high rotational speed by an electric motor in order to perform the cutting action. Types of Hand Grinders Angle grinders can be powered by compressed air or gas (petrol).

  • Safe Angle Grinding Guidance Note

    grinders or who are unfamiliar with the use of angle grinders. Use welding screens to stop other workers being hit by flying particles and sparks. Ensure all workers maintain a safe distance from any person who is in the process of grinding.

  • Angle Grinder Safety Paramount Safety Products

    2016/08/18· The most serious injuries from angle grinders are lacerations from kickbacks and lacerations from attachments (such as grinding discs and wheels) that break or shatter to become projectiles. A Queensland worker died in early 2016 after being struck in the chest by a broken 9-inch angle grinder attachment prompting WorkCover Queensland to issue a safety alert on the use of

  • Angle grinders Department of Mines, Industry Regulation

    2014/05/26· Safe work procedures should include avoiding, where practicable, the use of angle grinders for cutting. Safe work procedures The employer must provide safe procedures for angle grinder task and every employee who will use an angle grinder must receive training and instruction in these.

  • 5 Safety Precautions when Using Your Angle Grinder

    2019/05/31· Always make sure you use the correct angle grinder disc for a given job. Discs are designed for different tasks and because of this, they are made from a range of materials. This is one of the reasons that they make angle grinders

  • Angle grinder work incidents WorkSafe

    WorkSafe's new publication, Safe use of angle grinders, identifies the potential hazards and consequences, and what can be done to prevent them. In the past two months 11 safety incidents with angle grinders have been reported to WorkSafe of which eight resulted in injuries.

  • Angle Grinder Uses: how to use an angle grinder for cutting

    Now that you know how to use a grinder and some of the different operations your power tool is equipped for, you’re well placed to safely and accurately grind, cut and sharpen. If you have any questions about the angle grinders we

  • Angle Grinder Safety Paramount Safety Products

    2016/08/18· Ensure the angle grinder is checked for damage or safety issues before use. This includes ensuring that the handle and guard are both secured firmly in the correct position and the power cord is in good condition. While operating an angle grinder:

  • How To Safely Use Angle Grinders Browns Safety Services

    2018/03/12· Staying Safe When Using The Angle Grinder When using the angle grinder you should always keep a firm grip on the handles. If you start to slip, turn it off immediately and readjust. Work pieces should also be clamped or secured, rather than held in your hand, as you run the risk of having it torn out of your grip.

  • Angle Grinder Safety Tips to Prevent Accidents Fine Power

    2020/02/20· The angle grinder safety guards can greatly reduce the accidents that occur from shattered abrasive discs.

  • Safe Angle Grinding Guidance Note

    Safe Use of Angle Grinders Angle Grinders are sometimes used and safe use must be considered. The most serious injuries caused by Angle Grinders are from kick -back where the disc is thrust back violently towards the operator. Discs can shatter or explode sending pieces flying in all directions.

  • 5 Safety Precautions when Using Your Angle Grinder

    2019/05/31· Angle grinders can be very dangerous if they are misused or if safety precautions aren’t followed. Angle grinders can throw up debris when cutting materials, so it’s important to protect your eyes by wearing goggles or a protective face shield.

  • Guards and discs on angle grinders safety alert SafeWork NSW

    2020/07/06· Use the angle grinder with the correct guard supplied by the manufacturer. Fit the right sized disc that has a hole matching the spindle flange. Use the tightening tool supplied by the grinder manufacturer to tighten the disc. The use of another device (i.e. punch and hammer) can damage the disc and grinder.

  • Safety Operating Procedure Angle Grinder

    Angle Grinder (Portable Equipment) DO NOT use this power tool unless you have received instruction in its safe use and operation and have permission. Safety glasses must

  • Use of Portable Grinders : OSH Answers

    2016/10/03· 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. Clean and service grinders according to manufacturers' recommendations. Record all maintenance for grinders.


    This document provides guidance standards for the proper use of angle grinders across Southern Company Generation facilities. These standards include angle grinder requirements, safe practices, managing access to the tool, and

  • Safe Work Procedure Template Angle Grinder

    DO NOT use this machine unless you have b een trained in its safe use and operation. Description of Work: Using an Angle Grinder Potential Hazards: Exposed moving parts and electrical hazard with the potential to cause harm