Like all industrial processes, the use of abrasives involves certain hazards both for equipment operators and other personnel nearby.
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In the short term, those workplace hazards include the potential for injury from accidental contact with moving components, or flying debris and of burns from sparks, or hot workpieces. Over the long term, the hazards include damage from exposure to dust, noise and hand-arm vibration.
Managing and minimising these hazards forms part of the statutory responsibility of every organisation that makes use of abrasive equipment. It is also sound business practice: a safe, healthy workforce is critical to both quality and productivity. Download this guide to risk management in abrasive operations. It provides a comprehensive overview, highlighting common hazards and the approaches available to mitigate them.