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Machines that use abrasive wheels are powerful and most operate at high speeds. Some abrasive wheels operate at several thousand revolutions per minute. If a grinding wheel shatters while it is turning, the fragments from the wheel assembly (including the flange, spindle end, and nut) can travel at more than 300 miles per hour. To ensure that abrasive wheels are safely used in your workplace, know the hazards and how to control them.

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  • Posters
    • Hair today gone tomorrow
      Reminds workers of the dangers presented by hair and moving parts. Long hair is extremely dangerous around machinery. Always keep your hair completely covered.
      English  Order printed copy  10/27/2022
  • References
    • Rules with requirements
      We get many calls and emails from employers asking the same question. It begins: “Which of your rules have requirements for…” You can finish the sentence with words like “recordkeeping,” “employee training,” and “written documents.” To answer those questions, we’ve organized these rules requirements into a filterable, sortable, searchable table.
      English  05/10/2019
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    • Bloqueo y Etiquetado
      Durante este curso aprenderá sobre; el propósito y alcance del estándar de bloqueo o cerrado/etiquetado, procedimientos de bloqueo y etiquetado, criterios de capacitación y criterios de inspección periódica.
      Spanish  Online course  
    • Lockout/Tagout online course
      During this course you will learn about: the purpose and scope of the lockout/tagout standard; lockout and tagout procedures; training criteria; and periodic inspection criteria.
      English  Online course  

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