Grinders And Abrasive Wheels
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Grinders with abrasive wheels are common on many job sites. These amazing tools can help you with a variety of tasks, but to do so safely, you must be knowledgeable and competent before operating any machinery. The risk of breakage is inherent in every abrasive wheel. Statistics show that nearly half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels are due to an unsafe system of work or operator error. That’s what this program is all about: how to operate an abrasive grinder safely without incident.
Topics include abrasive wheel hazards, PPE, grinder inspection, work rests and tongue guards, dangers of operating in overspeed conditions, grinding wheel inspection, fire prevention and preventing slips, trips and falls.