Bench Grinder Safety

Bench grinders, if used correctly on a worksite can help maintain tools and equipment to prevent the need to replace tools that have dulled by allowing you to sharpen them.

There are many hazards associated with bench grinders. If the abrasive wheel is mounted incorrectly or if the grinder is not secured to the bench, it can cause a dangerous accident. Accidents involving bench grinders are most common on construction sites due to improper use or poor maintenance.

In this toolbox talk, you can discuss safety precautions for bench grinders including proper clothing, operation, inspection and wheel mounting.

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