Abrasive Wheel Dangers & Precautions Poster Safety Sign / Product

  • Catalogue Page: 89
  • Code: 58124

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This safety poster covers essential information and advice relating to Abrasive Wheel Groups and best working practices

This poster states:
THE ABRASIVE WHEEL REGULATIONS 1970 HAVE BEEN REPLACED BY THE PROVISION AND USE OF WORK EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS 1998 (PUWER), PLACING A GREATER EMPHASIS ON THE NEED FOR TRAINING AND WIDENING THE SCOPE OF THOSE WHO NEED TO BE TRAINED.

Grinding wheels are safe if used correctly. Do: Read and understand the supplier?s safety instructions; Ensure that the wheel is suitable for its intended use; Handle and store wheels with care; Visually inspect and ring all wheels for possible damage before mounting; Check mounting flanges for equal and correct diameter and that they are clean, free from burrs and recessed where applicable; Use mounting blotters when required; Ensure that work rests are properly adjusted and not more than 3mm away from the periphery of the wheel; Always use a correctly designed and adjusted wheel guard; Wear appropriate PPE (consider eye, ear and hand protection); Conduct a trial run at operating speed with guard in place for at least one minute, standing clear of the machine before use; Turn off coolant before stopping the wheel to avoid creating an out of balance condition; Dress frequently to remove wear and to ensure that the wheel isc utting correctly.

Grinding wheels are dangerous if abused. Do Not: Allow untrained people to mount or use abrasive wheels; Use a wheel that has been dropped or damaged in any way; Force a wheel to fit on the mounting device or modify the size of the mounting hole; Exceed the maximum operating speed marked on the wheel; Apply shock or excessive force to the wheel; Use mounting flanges which are not clean and flat; Tighten the mounting nuts excessively; Trap the work piece between the wheel and the work rest; Start the machine until the wheel guard is in place and securely fastened; Grind on the side of a wheel which is not designed for this operation; Stand directly in front of a grinding wheel whenever a machine is started; Grind material for which the wheel is not designed; Stop the wheel by applying pressure to its surface, let it stop naturally.


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Rigid Plastic: Lightweight, gloss white PVC with high impact strength. Suitable for both internal and external safety signs. Easily drilled for wall fixing.

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