Safe use of angle grinders

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

Mar 2011

File type and size

PDF, 1.23 MB


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