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Centreless Grinder Safe Work Method Statement

Introducing our Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) for centereless grinder! Designed to help ensure the safety of your workers and the success of your project, this SWMS is pre-filled and comprehensive, covering all the key aspects necessary to mitigate potential risks associated with operating a centereless grinder.

Here are some of the key features that make our SWMS stand out:

  • Fully editable and customisable in Microsoft Word format: We understand that every project is unique, and so our SWMS is designed to be easily tailored to your specific needs. You can edit it as required, add or remove details, and ensure that it aligns with your project goals and safety protocols.
  • Includes the scope of the project and project details: Our SWMS includes a clear outline of the project scope, which helps to provide clarity and context. It also details the specifics of the project, such as the location, duration, and the roles and responsibilities of everyone involved.
  • Includes a checklist of any high-risk machinery on site: One of the most critical aspects of a SWMS is identifying and mitigating potential hazards. Our SWMS includes a comprehensive checklist of all high-risk machinery on site, ensuring that no potential hazards are overlooked.
  • Includes space for recording any staff training: We recognise the importance of ensuring that all staff involved in the project are adequately trained and qualified to operate machinery safely. Our SWMS includes a section to record any relevant staff training and certifications.
  • Includes before and after risk ratings: By providing before and after risk ratings, our SWMS helps to demonstrate the effectiveness of your safety protocols and the success of your risk mitigation strategies.
  • Includes resources for use of legislative references: Our SWMS includes references to relevant legislation, regulations, and guidelines to ensure that your safety protocols align with industry best practices and legal requirements.
  • Includes all PPE required: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essential for ensuring worker safety on site. Our SWMS includes a comprehensive list of all required PPE, ensuring that all workers have the necessary equipment to operate safely.
  • Includes risk assessment and risk assessment matrix: Risk assessment is a critical component of any SWMS, and our SWMS includes a comprehensive risk assessment matrix to help you identify and mitigate potential hazards.
  • Includes a checklist to ensure all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS: Our SWMS includes a checklist to ensure that all requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS, making it easy to ensure that you have covered all necessary bases.
  • Includes sign-off page for all workers and responsible persons: Finally, our SWMS includes a sign-off page for all workers and responsible persons, ensuring that everyone is aware of their roles and responsibilities, and that all safety protocols are clearly understood and agreed upon.

Our SWMS is easy to use, easy to customise, and suitable for large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work. It is an instantly delivered download, so you can get started with your project as soon as possible.

At the end of the day, our SWMS is designed to help ensure the safety of your workers and the success of your project. We’re here to help you achieve your goals, and we’re confident that our SWMS will be an invaluable tool in doing so.

Here is some safety information related to using centreless grinder.


The hazards associated with the use of a centreless grinder include:

  • Contact with moving parts such as the grinding wheel, regulating wheel, and workpiece
  • Exposure to dust and flying debris
  • Electrical hazards
  • Noise exposure
  • Fire hazards

Control Measures:

To control the hazards associated with the use of a centreless grinder, the following control measures must be implemented:

  1. Training:

All workers must receive appropriate training on the safe operation of the centreless grinder. This should include training on how to use the equipment, how to maintain it, and how to identify and control hazards associated with its use.

  1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

All workers must wear appropriate PPE when operating the centreless grinder. This should include eye and face protection, hearing protection, gloves, and a respirator if necessary.

  1. Machine Guards:

All machine guards must be in place and functional before operating the centreless grinder. This includes the workrest blade, regulating wheel guard, and wheel flanges.

  1. Safe Work Area:

The work area should be clean and free of any trip hazards. There should be adequate lighting, ventilation, and fire protection systems in place.

  1. Inspection and Maintenance:

The centreless grinder should be inspected and maintained regularly to ensure that it is in good working order. Any defects or problems should be reported and addressed immediately.

  1. Safe Work Procedures:

All workers should follow safe work procedures when operating the centreless grinder. This includes checking the workpiece for damage, setting up the machine correctly, and ensuring that the grinding wheels are properly adjusted.

Emergency Procedures:

In the event of an emergency, workers should follow the following procedures:

  • Stop the machine immediately
  • Secure the workpiece
  • Turn off the power supply
  • Notify the supervisor or other designated person
  • Administer first aid if necessary
  • Evacuate the area if necessary

Gary’s Safety Tips

Hey everyone, it’s your safety guy Gary here to talk about professional tips, safety recommendations, and the dangers of working with centerless grinders.

First off, let’s talk about the professional tips for using centerless grinders. These machines are used to grind cylindrical objects, and they are incredibly efficient when used correctly. One tip I would give is to always inspect your machine before you start using it. Look for any damage, wear and tear, or loose parts that could be dangerous. If you notice anything that needs fixing, don’t try to use the machine until it’s been repaired.

Another important tip is to make sure you have the right type of grinding wheel for the job. Using the wrong type of wheel can cause damage to the machine or create unsafe working conditions. Make sure you have the right grit and hardness for the material you’re grinding.

Now let’s talk about safety recommendations. Centerless grinders can be extremely dangerous if not used properly, so it’s crucial to follow safety protocols. One recommendation I have is to always wear the appropriate protective gear. This includes safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, and a respirator if necessary.

Another recommendation is to make sure the machine is properly grounded. This will prevent electrocution and other electrical hazards. And always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for using the machine. These guidelines are designed to keep you safe and prevent accidents.

Finally, let’s talk about the dangers of working with centerless grinders. These machines can be incredibly dangerous if not used correctly, and it’s important to be aware of the risks. One danger is the risk of entanglement. This occurs when clothing, jewelry, or hair gets caught in the machine. Always wear appropriate clothing and tie back long hair to prevent this from happening.

Another danger is the risk of flying debris. Grinding wheels can sometimes break apart during use, sending sharp fragments flying through the air. Make sure you have a protective shield in place to prevent these fragments from hitting you or other people in the area.

And finally, there’s the danger of electrical shock. This can occur if the machine is not properly grounded or if there’s a fault in the electrical system. Make sure you’re properly trained on how to use the machine and follow all safety protocols to prevent electrical hazards.

In conclusion, centerless grinders are incredibly useful machines, but they can also be dangerous if not used correctly. By following these professional tips and safety recommendations, you can ensure that you’re using the machine safely and efficiently. Always remember to inspect your machine before use, wear appropriate protective gear, and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. And be aware of the dangers of entanglement, flying debris, and electrical shock. Stay safe out there, folks!


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