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Safety recommendations for the use of abrasive products
General principles of safety
Abrasive products improperly used can be very dangerous.
Bodily contact with the abrasive product
Always take great care and attention when using abrasive products. Tie back long hair and do not wear loose clothing, ties and jewellery.
Injury caused by product breakage
Always handle abrasives with great care, they are easily damaged. Examine all products for defects or damage before use.
Grinding debris - sparks, dust and fumes
Exposure to grinding debris can cause lung damage and other physical injuries.
Ear protection complying with EN352 is recommended for all applications where the workpiece or machine is hand-held, irrespective of the noise level.
Disposal of abrasives
Used or defective abrasives should be disposed in accordance with local or national regulations.
Processes where the workpiece or machine is hand-held can cause vibration injury.
Source: Safety recommendations for the use of abrasive products, © FEPA issue 1 January 2005