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Grinding safely part 2


Portable Electric Angle Grinders

A Handbook for Operators, Technicians and Supervisors.
This new book has been produced to supplement your Abrasive Wheels training, it is the ideal companion and handout for Grinding Safety Courses.
Part 2 covers hand held portable electric angle grinders and disc cutters. All aspects of operation and safe working practices are covered including the following:
Types and uses of the machine.


The relevent UK legislation which applies to this equipment


The grinding wheel, its specification and labelling.


Specific hazards such as dust and HAVS


Grinding hazards


Kick-back is explained in some detail


Protecting the person


How to mount a new wheel


Safe use of the equipment


There is a wheel mounting check-list, a pre use check-list, a glossary of terms and a list of references and further reading.


The book contains 67 full colour graphics and 48 pages.



Sample pages below are available to preview online;


This programme spells out the real hazards presented by a revolving wheel and demonstrates the power of an exploding wheel. Click here for more information

This interactive computer based training package covers the structure maintenance and mounting of grinding wheels.


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Part one in the series of books on grinding safety, this one deals with bench and pedastel Grinders. Click here for more information
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Angle Grinder Disc cutter

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NEW programme

Introduction to Engineering; Safe working practices.

Ideal for colleges and training centres with workshops.


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