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  • Abrasive Wheel Grinder Safety

    danger of being mangled or cut off. Eye injuries are another serious hazard with abrasive wheel grinders. The grinding operation can loosen chips or particles that can fly into the eye. On rare occasions, excessive speed can make an abrasive wheel disintegrate, which could send pieces of metal flying through the work area—and into your eyes.

  • eLCOSH : Dry Cutting & Grinding is Risky Business

    Fine particles created by cutting and grinding can get deep into the lungs. Most concrete and masonry products contain large amounts of sand. When you inhale the dust, silica particles scar your lungs, causing a disabling, irreversible, and incurable lung disease called silicosis.

  • Safety in the use of abrasive wheels - Health and Safety ...

    Safety in the use of abrasive wheels. In addition to looking at essential training needs, the guide also focuses on details such as: wheel characteristics; safety in grinding machine operations; wheel mounting procedures and issues; guards; extra considerations for portable or hand-held grinders; and protective equipment requirements.