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Handheld Power Saws

Handheld Power Saws, Construction

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Handheld Power Saws, Construction

There are many different types of handheld, portable power saws, in a variety of sizes, that might be in use on any construction site. These versatile, convenient tools can be dangerous if safety precautions are not taken seriously. This safety topic provides important reminders about hazards associated with kickback when using handheld saws, the importance of guarding on circular saws, and the safety precautions required to prevent the dangers of respirable silica dust.

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OSHA Machine Guarding eTool for Handheld Saws

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Silica in Construction: Handheld Power Saws

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OSHA 1926.1153 Table 1 Silica Control Methods

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OSHA Fact Sheet - Silica Dust

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OSHA Fact Sheet - Handheld Power Saws: Control of Silica Dust

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Chop Saw Safety Video - Abrasive Blade RPM

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OSHA Fact Sheet - Handheld Power Saws Used to Cut Fiber‑Cement Board

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Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic specific to the construction industry that provides important reminders about hazards associated with kickback when using handheld saws, the importance of guarding on circular saws, and the safety precautions required to prevent the dangers of respirable silica dust.

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