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SAFETY BEHIND THE WHEEL

* The following are oSHA and ANSI safety requirements.

DO'S

 

  1. DO always HANDLE AND STORE wheels in a CAREFUL manner.

  2. DO VISUALLY INSPECT and ring test all wheels before mounting.

  3. DO CHECK MACHINE SPEED against the established maximum safe operating speed MARKED ON THE WHEEL.

  4. DO CHECK MOUNTING FLANGES for equal and correct diameter.

  5. DO USE MOUNTING BLOTTERS.

  6. DO be sure WORK REST is properly adjusted.

  7. DO always USE A SAFETY GUARD, covering at least one-half of the grinding wheel.

  8. DO allow NEWLY MOUNTED WHEELS to run at operating speed, with guard in place, for at least one minute before grinding.

  9. DO always WEAR SAFETY GLASSES or some type of eye protection when grinding.

  10. DO consult your STONE BOSS Rep with any questions or concerns.

 

DON'TS

 

  1. DON'T use a cracked wheel or one that HAS BEEN DROPPED or has become damaged.

  2. DON'T FORCE a wheel onto the machine OR ALTER the size of the mounting hole - if wheel doesn't fit the machine, do not use.

  3. DON'T EXCEED MAXIMUM OPERATING SPEED established for the wheel.

  4. DON'T use mounting flanges on which the bearing surfaces ARE NOT CLEAN, FLAT AND FREE OF BURRS.

  5. DON'T TIGHTEN the mounting nut EXCESSIVELY.

  6. DON'T grind on the SIDE OF THE WHEEL (see Safety Code B7.1 for exception).

  7. DON'T start the machine until the WHEEL GUARD IS IN PLACE.

  8. DON'T JAM, work into the wheel.

  9. DON'T STAND DIRECTLY IN FRONT of a grinding wheel whenever a grinder is started.

  10. DON'T FORCE GRINDING so that motor slows noticeably or work gets hot.

  11. DON'T use any grinding wheel wet.

 

 

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