Published: 01 Jun 2017
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 307 kB
 
Length: 3 pages
 
Reading level: Easy

What it contains

Noises from hand-held tools, like grinders, pedestals and bench grinders, can exceed noise exposure standards, making them dangerous for workers. This document advises workplaces  how to manage noise by:

  • following a hierarchy of control measures
  • finding alternatives to using grinders, such as buying pre-cut or pre-fabricated materials
  • improving production processes to use quieter grinders

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