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By Jean Ndana
An abrasive wheel grinder is one of the most common pieces of machinery in use in maintenance shops and in manufacturing. Industry experience indicates that abrasive wheel safety needs greater attention from OSH professionals and employers. This article presents 10 best practices for their use that are based on several years of practice as a safety professional in many manufacturing plants in competitive, fast-paced arenas.