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Abrasive wheel machinery. 1910.215 Occupational Safety

Guard design. The safety guard shall cover the spindle end, nut, and flange projections. The safety guard shall be mounted so as to maintain proper alignment with the wheel, and the strength of the fastenings shall exceed the strength of the guard, except:..1910.215(a)(2)(i) 1910.215(a)(2)(i)

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Machine Guarding Overview Occupational Safety and

OSHA Publication 3170, (2007). Provides information to help identify and manage common amputation hazards associated with operating and using stationary equipment. Hazards of Operating Unguarded Stone Cutters and Splitters in Landscaping and Other Worksites. OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin (SHIB), (January 25, 2013).

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Abrasive wheels and tools. Occupational Safety and

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 deg, except that when work requires contact with the wheel below the horizontal plane of the spindle, the angular exposure shall not exceed 125 deg.

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Safety Guide for Grinding Wheels UAMA

DO be sure wheel hole or threads fit machine arbor properly and that the flanges are clean, flat, undamaged, and the proper type. DO run wheel in a protected area for one minute before grinding. DO wear ANSI Z87+ safety glasses and additional eye and face protection, if required.

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Machine safeguarding at the point of operation

wheel assemblies (including the flange, spindle end, and nut) is high. To ensure that grinding wheels are safely used in your workplace, know the hazards and how to control them. Solution Abrasive wheels used on bench and pedestal grinding machines must be equipped with safety guards. The safety guard encloses most of the wheel covering

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What You Should Know About Grinding Wheel Guards Norton

May 13, 2019· Ineffective Grinding Wheel Guards: The most ineffective guard is the one that has been removed from its machine and is sitting in storage. The removal of a wheel guard on a machine in operation is not only extremely dangerous, but illegal. Using a damaged wheel guard is extremely dangerous to the safety of the operator and bystanders.

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Requirements for surface conditioning wheels (3M Scotch

Aug 06, 1998· Polishing and buffing wheels are defined in 1910.94(b)(1)(xiii) as all power-driven rotatable wheels composed all or in part of textile fabrics, wood, felt, leather, paper, and may be coated with abrasives on the periphery of the wheel for purposes of polishing, buffing, and light grinding.

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OSHA Requirements: Machine Guarding Grainger KnowHow

1910.211 — Definitions 1910.212 — General requirements for all machines 1910.213 — Woodworking machinery 1910.214 — Cooperage machinery [Reserved] 1910.215 — Abrasive wheel machinery 1910.216 — Mills and calendars in the rubber/plastics industries 1910.217 — Mechanical power presses 1910.218 — Forging machines 1910.219 — Mechanical power-transmission apparatus

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Angle Grinder Safety Occupational Safety and Health

Use the correct wheel for the machine’s size and speed, and the work to be performed. • A cutting disc should not be used for grinding. The RPM rating of the disc/blade must be higher than that of the angle grinder. Adjust guards to deflect flying particles away from operator. • Use an 180° guard between operator & wheel.

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Grinder Safety The Do's and Don'ts Rockford Systems, LLC

Mar 01, 2017· OSHA requires that grinding wheels be ring tested before mounting them. This simple step prevents the inadvertent mounting of a cracked grinding wheel. Ring-Testing involves suspending the grinding wheel by its center hole, then tapping the side of the wheel with a non-metallic object. This should produce a bell tone if the wheel is intact.

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Oregon Occupational Safety and Health : Abrasive wheel

Apr 08, 1994· Guarding: Tongue Guards on Grinding Wheels Purpose: This program directive addresses the issue of which rules to cite when tongue guards are missing or out of adjustment, and work rests are missing or out of adjustment, on bench or pedestal grinders used in

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Machine safeguarding at the point of operation

wheel assemblies (including the flange, spindle end, and nut) is high. To ensure that grinding wheels are safely used in your workplace, know the hazards and how to control them. Solution Abrasive wheels used on bench and pedestal grinding machines must be equipped with safety guards. The safety guard encloses most of the wheel covering

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OSHA Machine Guarding Certificate Online OSHA Machine

Understand the purpose of machine guarding and the common hazards associated with machine guarding; Know the rules and regulations for safeguarding and the advantages of different types of safeguards; Be able to identify the standards for effectively guarding abrasive wheels and grinding

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Grinder Safety The Do's and Don'ts Rockford Systems, LLC

Mar 01, 2017· OSHA requires that grinding wheels be ring tested before mounting them. This simple step prevents the inadvertent mounting of a cracked grinding wheel. Ring-Testing involves suspending the grinding wheel by its center hole, then tapping the side of the wheel with a non-metallic object. This should produce a bell tone if the wheel is intact.

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Use of Portable Grinders : OSH Answers

Oct 03, 2016· Inspect all wheels for cracks and defects before mounting. Ensure that the mounting flange surfaces are clean and flat. Ensure the wheel guard is in place while operating the grinder. Use the mounting blotters supplied. Run newly mounted wheels at operating speed for 1 minute before grinding. Wear appropriate eye, ear and face protection.

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Grinders OSHA Safety Manuals

Wheels should have an RPM rating that matches the RPM rating of the grinder motor. Use the correct type of wheel for the material you are grinding. Store wheels so that they are not subject to the environment or damage. Guarding is extremely important for safe grinder operation. Side guards should cover the spindle, nut, flange and wheel.

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OSHA Requirements: Machine Guarding Grainger KnowHow

1910.211 — Definitions 1910.212 — General requirements for all machines 1910.213 — Woodworking machinery 1910.214 — Cooperage machinery [Reserved] 1910.215 — Abrasive wheel machinery 1910.216 — Mills and calendars in the rubber/plastics industries 1910.217 — Mechanical power presses 1910.218 — Forging machines 1910.219 — Mechanical power-transmission apparatus

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Equipment Guarding Oregon Occupational Safety and Health

Safety guard An enclosure for an abrasive wheel. It has a peripheral and two side members. Its purpose and design is to contain the pieces of the wheel if the wheel breaks while in use. Use. Mount grinders securely on the floor, bench, foundation or other

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