127 – Grinding Equipment

3 June 2004

Alert 04 – 24 Hazards Using Portable Powered Tools

Alert 04 – 24 Hazards Using Portable Powered Tools WHAT HAPPENED: There have been at least two instances recently where portable powered grinders or cutting wheels have
8 August 2002

Alert 02 – 36 Hand Grinder Incident Results in Arm Laceration

Alert 02 – 36 Hand Grinder Incident Results in Arm Laceration WHAT HAPPENED: An employee was using a hand held pneumatic grinder to polish a metal table.
8 August 2002

Alert 02 – 33 Hand-Held Angle Grinder Injury

Alert 02 – 33 Hand-Held Angle Grinder Injury WHAT HAPPENED: A rig welder was working on the rig floor modifying the rotary guard. While dressing a weld
9 February 2001

Alert 01 – 06 Hand Grinder Incidents

Alert 01 – 06 Hand Grinder Incidents WHAT HAPPENED: Two separate reportable accidents occurred recently involving the use of hand held grinders. These both occurred due to grinder
5 November 2000

Alert 00 – 34 Fatality: Cut – Off Wheel Fractures During Use

Alert 00 – 34 Fatality: Cut – Off Wheel Fractures During Use WHAT HAPPENED: An air-powered angle grinder was being used to cut grooves into cast iron
6 May 1998

Alert 98 – 05 Exposure to Noise

Alert 98 – 05 Exposure to Noise WHAT HAPPENED: Here are some examples of exposures to noise measured by an operator