Posts tagged machine safeguard
Bench Grinder Safety

Many EHS experts focus their risk assessment on limiting operator exposure to these hazards during a grinding operation but fail to consider the greater context of the operation. One must also consider the time before and after the intended operation. There are two significant exposures to consider:

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Band Saw Risk Assessment

Pulley and blade guards are explicitly required by OSHA yet normal operation of a band saw requires the working part of the blade to be exposed. We must therefore consider additional hazards through an analysis of the normal interaction of an operator with the machine.

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