Tagged: power tools

Safety Tip of the Week – Grinder Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Grinder Safety

Abrasive wheel machines are used in general industry, construction, and maritime operations, but the small “fixed bench” or pedestal grinders can be found in just about every maintenance and machine shop in America. This adds up to a lot of workers exposed to serious risks for eye injuries, hand or...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Grinder Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Grinder Safety

Abrasive wheel machines are used in general industry, construction, and maritime operations, but the small “fixed bench” or pedestal grinders can be found in just about every maintenance and machine shop in America. This adds up to a lot of workers exposed to serious risks for eye injuries, hand or...

Safety Tip of the Week – Power Tool Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Power Tool Safety

Power Tool Safety Accidents involving portable power tools happen all the time. You’ve all heard of cases where a chip flew off a drill and hit someone’s eye, or of someone getting a shock because a tool had a faulty ground. And then there’s the person who lost a finger...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hand Protection

Safety Tip of the Week – Hand Protection

Hand Protection Follow the work practices and use the equipment and gloves provided by your employer. Gloves and safety procedures won’t work if they’re not used or followed. Be aware of the job tasks, equipment, and materials that can create a risk for a hand injury or put your skin...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Power Tool Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Power Tool Safety

  Power Tool Safety Power tools are handy helpers that are used for a variety of purposes in many settings. They come in different styles and sizes, from small home-use models to heavier commercial varieties. These tools are useful time savers, but they’re also deceptive. They can deliver a paralyzing...