Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Safe Work Procedure for Angle Grinder

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Description of Work for using an Angle Grinder:

  1. High-speed flying particles. 
  2. Inhaling dust or fumes.
  3. Kickback, fires & explosions, 
  4. Electrical shock.
  5. Cuts & abrasions. 
  6. Noise.
  7. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)-repetitive motion & awkward work positions.

Safe Work Procedure Checklist points

1-Pre-Operation Task:

  1. Task (e.g., Drawings, instructions, specifications etc.) is readily available and understood.
  2. Ensure the appropriate grinder disc is accurately in place.
  3. Ensure the workpiece is securely clamped.
  4. Ensure appropriate guarding is in place on the grinder.
  5. Identify the ON/OFF switch. 

2-Operation Task:

  1. Check and verify that the grinder disc runs 'TRUE' and does not wobble.
  2. Keep hands clear of the workpiece and away from the disc.
  3. Tum off grinder at power Point before changing the disc.
  4. Ensure guarding is in place before re-starting the grinder.
  5. Make sure that the machines have been isolated from power sources before being cleaned, adjusted, maintained and or repaired.

3- Post-Operation Task:

  1. Switch off /disconnect the grinder before removing waste material or dust from the bench.
  2. Ensure the disc is still in good condition before putting away.
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