Jun 21 2018018332Machine Accident Lawyers in Sacramento Im Ed Smith a machine accident lawyer in Sacramento Grinder machine accidents can lead to serious injuries If you or a family member has been hurt while using a grinder machine at work contact me for a free consultation at 916 584 9355 Ive assisted countless clients in the Northern California area with wrongful death amp personal injury cases.
Verify that the grinding wheel rpm rating is matched or rated higher than the rpm rating of the grinder motor Be sure all guards are in place Adjust the tongue guard to within 14 inch of the wheel surface Adjust the tool rest to within 18 inch of the wheel surface to prevent objects from being pulled in.
Report an accident How to report an accident or incident to Building and Energy never use a cut off wheel for grinding or a grinding disc for cutting Is the operator trained to check before each use that the correct type of disc is being used the guard and handles are secure the correct flange and locking nut is in place for the.
Never use a grinder without a guard properly secured in place The guard should cover the spindle end nut and flange projections Make sure the work is properly secured before you start work on it Use a vice or clamps to hold the work in place Floor and bench mount grinders should have protection hoods over the grinding wheels and work.
Never remove guards Maintain proper clearances on tool rests and tongue guards Use vice grips when grinding small parts Maintain tool rest within 18 of the wheel Maintain tongue guard within 188 of the wheel Bench Grinders Dont use grinders on aluminum unless the wheel is specifically intended for use with aluminum.
Jul 31 2020018332Before grinding examine the power cord extension lead plugs sockets and power outlet for damage Also ensure that the grinding disc guard and attachments including handle are secure and correctly fitted Lastly inspect the grinding disc for damage never use a damaged grinding disc and never use a disc on a surface that might damage it.
Use proper wheel guards on all grinding machines On bench grinders adjust tool rest 116 to 18 inch from the wheel 5 1 TC 9 524 TYPES OF GRINDING MACHINES From the simplest grinding machine to the most complex grinding machines can be classified as utility grinding.
Aug 13 20140183326 reasons not to wear gloves while working on grinders and grinding machines Amputations General duty of employer to provide a workplace free of recognized hazards Gloves can catch on rotating equipment and pull operators hands into the equipment Rotation of grinding wheels is at high RPMs Operator cannot get hand out of glove when.
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Sep 26 2017018332The Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA is very specific about bench grinder safety OSHA refers to bench grinders as Abrasive Wheel Equipment Grinders The safety rules for this machinery are in the Code of Federal Regulations CFR and OSHA has a.
For maximum safety and ease of operation ensure that you always use the side handle to establish maximum control when grinding Also make sure that the wheel or disc guard is securely in place when you are using the tool The guard is transparent so you.
Apr 16 2008018332 Newly mounted discs should run freely for at least one minute before cutting or grinding Never apply pressure to stop a spinning disc If the disc label is missing or illegible replace it with a new one Use grinders with adjustablemoveable guards when working in difficult to reach places.
OSHA Guard Removal Exception only allows the guard to be removed for internal grinding The term quotinternal grindingquot is defined as quotthe precision grinding of the inside surface of the hole in a work piece quot This does not include snagging or off hand grinding operations such as grinding the welds inside a.
Oct 03 2016018332Ensure 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 Use other personal protective equipment or.
Mar 01 2005018332A member has reported a fatality which occurred during preparation of surfaces for welding A welder was using an angle grinder for the preparation work when the disk of the grinder disintegrated The hand held angle grinder was fitted with a 230mm diameter cutting off wheel and when it disintegrated fragments penetrated the victims chest and abdomen Continue reading quotFatality.
May 01 2005018332An IMCA member has reported two recent injuries caused by the use of portable hand grinders The first injury was due to the grinder wheel binding onto the weld being worked upon causing the grinder to kick and deflect into his arm The grinders side grip or stabilisation handle had been removed making it harder Continue reading quotHand grinder injuriesquot.
Mar 04 2016018332Photograph 3 9 inch 230 mm angle grinder with guard and right sized disc fitted Action required Always Use an angle grinder with the correct guard supplied by the manufacturer Fit the right sized disc that has a hole matching the spindle flange Ensure discs are marked with the maximum permissible operating speed rated speed in RPM.
Correctly fitted guard and handle Worn or damaged disc Worn or damaged discs must be discarded Damage to electrical lead or plug Disc selection The disc must be suitable for the material steel masonry etc the correct size for the grinder this includes centre hole size and.
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On fixed internal grinding machines however arrangements can be made so that a guard may be placed in position automatically when the wheel in motion is withdrawn from the work Figures 10 and 11 Figure 10 A spring loaded telescopic guard for use on an internal grinding machine.
2 For bench pedestal and floor stand grinders the work rest shall be adjusted such that the gap between the work rest and the grinding surface of the wheel shall not exceed 3 mm Abrasive product guards adjustable tongue shall be designed so that for peripheral wear the width of the gap between the wheel and the abrasive product guard.
Use a grinding disc for grinding Grinding with a cutting disc damages the disc and increases the likelihood of the disc breaking during use Ensure the maximum RPM disc speed marked on the disc is higher than the maximum speed of the angle grinder Ensure damaged discs.
The disc Choosing the wrong disc for the angle grinder is a major contributing factor in accidents A disc that is too large for an angle grinder will not be manufactured to support the higher speeds of the smaller grinder so there is an increased probability of the disc shattering.
Feb 22 2016018332Always use proper guard with grinding wheel it protects operator from broken wheel fragments Turn the wheel guard so that the closed area is towards the operator First switch on and only present the tool to the workpiece once it is running Wheels and other accessories running over rated speed can fly apart and cause injury.
Getting More From Your Angle Grinder HiI have used angle grinder over twenty years I had allready forgot how difficult it was to use at the beginning Then i heard people saying that its too difficult to cut with it That started me to think about how to improve its handling also i wa.