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Walk-Behind Saws

Walk-Behind Saws, Construction

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Walk-Behind Saws, Construction

Walk-behind saws are often used for trenching, repair, and other concrete and asphalt applications. If safety precautions are not taken seriously, walk-behind saws can be dangerous. Anyone operating a walk-behind saw must be trained and authorized before use. This safety topic provides important reminders about hazards associated with operating a walk-behind saw, guidance for transport, and the safety precautions required to prevent the dangers of carbon monoxide and respirable silica dust.

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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 - Carbon Monoxide

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Concrete Saw Safety Video

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CA/FACE Report 17CA001 Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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Weeklysafety.com exclusive safety meeting topic specific to the construction industry that provides safety guidance about hazards associated with operating a walk-behind saw, guidance for transport, and the safety precautions required to prevent the dangers of carbon monoxide and respirable silica dust.

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