This information was originally published in the year 2000.
Use a 1/4″ gauge and a log sheet to keep the tool rest on your bench grinder in compliance.
OSHA’s Top 25 Cited Standards
- No Lock Out / Tag Out procedures.
- No written Employee Hazard Communication program.
- Poor or non-existent machine guarding.
- No employee Hazard Communication training.
- No or improper labels on hazardous materials.
- No or incomplete (columns not totaled) OSHA 200 illness & injury log.
- Missing or inadequate MSDSs.
- Improper guarding of ropes, belts, chains, and drives.
- Denied access to employee medical records.
- Guarding of abrasive wheel machinery (misadjusted tool rests on tool guards).
- Flexible electrical cords and cables.
- No or inadequate respiratory protection program.
- Broken or missing electrical cabinets, boxes, and fittings.
- Improperly stored flammable and combustible liquids.
- Improper electrical grounding.
- Improper guarding of pulleys.
- Improper use of abrasive wheel machinery.
- No OSHA poster displayed.
- Electrical safety general requirements.
- No or non-working emergency drenching showers.
- Open sided floors with no guardrails or toe boards.
- No guarding of gears, sprockets, and chains.
- No or improper personal protective equipment.
- Poor housekeeping.
- Inadequate or removed guards on radial arm saws.
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