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WSCC’s Yellowknife and Inuvik offices are now open to the public. Our Iqaluit office is currently closed to the public and our employees are working from home. Our services are still available online or on the phone. Visit our COVID-19 page for important service updates, and the COVID-19 Resource page for essential tools for your workplace.

Grinder Safety

Publication Date: 
February 18 / 2016

Grinders, or tools that use abrasive/grinding wheels and discs, are commonly found on many worksites and in our homes. To use them safely, it is important to note that rotating grinding wheels and cutting discs can break, causing the potential for injury. To minimize the risk of serious injury, follow these safe work practices.