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                                                                   Safe Work procedure


Division:                MAST                                       Analysis By:                                                          Date:        Apr/23/2008

Department:              School division                            Supervisor:                                                     Frequency:

Job Title:               All                                        Approved By:                                                  JSA Number:

Job Title:               182 Abrasive cut-off saw                   Job Performed By:



REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: CSA approved safety glasses/goggles; CSA approved steel-toed boot/shoes, coveralls preferably
100% cotton, hearing protection, wear respiratory protection when necessary.

GENERAL NOTES: Make sure you understand how to use this metal saw and are properly trained before operating (Delta 14" Abrasive Cut Off Saw). No
lighters, matches or cell phones are allowed in the shop area. Long necklaces, bracelets and rings should be removed. Long hair should be tied back. Strings
and hoods hanging from pullovers/sweaters should be removed or tucked inside of coveralls.

SAFE WORK PROCEDURE:

Step         Description                         Hazard                                      Controls
1            a) Ensure a clean work area,        Trip/Fall, fire from sparks, Eye injury -   Good housekeeping - clean up area and keep it clean and clear of
             clear away scraps, tools and        Projectiles, Foot injury Sparks from        debris and tools. Safety glasses or face shield, Safety shoes or boots,
             material. Keep floor around saw     cutting - fire, possible hearing loss       100% cotton coveralls will not burn, hearing protection
             clean and free of oil and grease.   depending on length of time cutting or
                                                 cutting in confined space, Inhalation -
                                                 dust or particles generated during
                                                 machine operation
2            Inspect all wheels for possible     Saw can start up - possible amputation,     Ensure that the saw is unplugged from outlet. Do not use a cracked
             damage before mounting              cuts. Damaged wheel can break apart and     wheel or one that has been dropped or damaged. Do not force a
                                                 become a projectile. Wheel will not sit     wheel that does not fit
                                                 properly will cause damage to machine
                                                 and what you are cutting
3            Check the machine speed             Exceeding the maximum operating speed       Do not exceed the maximum operating speed marked on the wheel
                                                 marked on the wheel, wheel will break
                                                 apart - projectile


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4       Clamp work piece firmly in place    Damage to wheel - breakup - projectile.   Ensure that the mounting flanges are equal and correct diameter, use
        with vise on machine                Pinched fingers in vise                   blotters when supplied. Always clamp work piece firmly in place with
                                                                                      vise
5        Lower the guard. Standing to       Abrasions, cuts, scratche                 Do not start machine until the wheel guard is lowered - wheel guard
        the side of the saw, pull trigger                                             should cover at least one half of the grinding wheel. Do not stand
        and allow mounted wheel to run                                                directly in front of the cut-off wheel when starting a machine.
        at operating speed, with guard
        in place for one minute before
        cutting.
6       Bring the wheel into contact with   Damage to wheel - breakup - projectile    Slowly and steadily bring wheel into contact with work piece. Do not
        the work                                                                      apply too much pressure/force that the motor slows
7       Complete task

AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE INFORMATION:

ID NUMBER:          LAST NAME:                FIRST NAME:                 REMARKS:
JOB HISTORY INFORMATION:

DATE:                                       REMARKS:


Approval Signature:                                                                                  Date:




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