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New Abrasive Safety Web Site

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FEPA (Federation of European Producers of Abrasives) have recently launched a new web site (https://abrasivessafety.com/en-us/) promoting the safe use of abrasive wheels. The British Abrasives...
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BAF Accredited Training Scheme Goes from strength to strength - December 2014

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The training scheme goes from strength to strength with a growing number of accredited trainers having proven their competence in all of the required aspects relating to abrasive safety. These...
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1st October 2014 - Press release - Training, key to staying safe

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  Training Key to Staying Safe  Used correctly abrasives have an extremely good safety record and manufacturers follow stringent manufacturing standards...
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BAF Members at MACH 2014 - Birmingham 7th - 11th April 2014

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We are pleased to announce that BAF members will once again be gathering in the ‘Grinding Zone’ at MACH 2014. In this specially designated area, members will be offering information...
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FEPA Safety Codes from the BAF

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FEPA safety codes are available (English versions) from the British Abrasives Federation (BAF) These codes are an invaluable guide to the selection, mounting and safe use of abrasive products....
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Abrasive Wheel Safety Poster (Bonded Abrasives) - Do's and Don'ts

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Abrasive wheels are safe if they are correctly specified, mounted and used as intended. All industrial users must comply with the PUWER regulations (1998), operators must be trained!. This Do's and...
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Press Release - BAF members in "The Zone" at MACH 2012

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16th February 2012. BAF Members Getting In The Zone The British Abrasives Federation (BAF) has been the united voice of the UK abrasives industry for more than 50 years, helping members and users...
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Press Release - BAF highlights safety shortcoming

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17th February 2012. The leading manufacturers of abrasive products fear that proper training in their safe use is being overlooked. It is often the result of confusion due to changes in legislation...
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