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Grinder Safety

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Screen Shot 2021 06 10 at 8.31.45 AM

Cogbill Safety Tuesday April 13, 2021

Grinding and cutting are one of the most common operations performed in a metal fabrication shop. Though a common task, when grinders are not handled properly, there is potential for hazards such as kickbacks, flying particles at high speeds, electrical shock, dust & fumes, fires & explosions, cuts & abrasions, and much more. Workers should be trained on these potentially hazardous operations as well as the required safety precautions to prevent them.

The following are general safety measures to keep in mind when using grinders:

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