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Dangers with Use of Disc Cutting Saws

Graham Marshall - Saturday, April 06, 2013

The dangers associated with the use of disc-type cutting saws is highlighted in the APPEA safety alert shown below.

The critical issue of visually inspecting the cutting saw prior to start-up is illustrated; as is the need to report and "tag-out" any faulty equipment so that it cannot put other workers at risk.

Included here is a link to a JSA on the use of disc-tools.

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