Safe use of angle grinders

Practical advice for employers on controlling hazards when using angle grinders in the workplace.

Published: 01 Mar 2011
File type: PDF
File size: 1.23 MB
Length: 6 pages
Reading level: Medium


Angle grinders are versatile hand-held tools commonly used in the manufacturing industry, in particular the metal fabrication sector.

What it contains

  • considerations before implementing controls
  • when purchasing an angle grinder
  • hazards
  • possible consequences
  • recommended controls