Portable grinders are handheld power tools that are used for grinding, cutting or polishing. These versatile tools can be used for a variety of tasks when used with the proper grinder wheels according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. This safety meeting topic reviews safety precautions to consider if handheld portable grinders are being used on the job.
Long Version - 6 pages
Short Version - 2 pages
Quiz and Answer Sheet
Fast Version - 1 page
Portable Grinders, Construction
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Resources & References
OSHA Fact Sheet - Handheld Grinders for Mortar Removal (Tuckpointing)
OSHA Fact Sheet - Handheld Grinders for Tasks Other Than Mortar Removal
Standards or Regulations
Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic specific to the construction industry that reviews the safety precautions to consider if handheld portable grinders are being used on the job.