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Portable abrasive grinding, cutting, polishing, and wire buffing wheels create special safety problems because they may throw off flying fragments. Abrasive wheel tools must be equipped with guards.
OSHA’s requirements for portable abrasive wheels (grinders) applies to all employees who use the equipment, with a few exceptions for wheels made of certain materials or sizes, or that operate at certain speeds.