Health and Safety

Abrasive Wheels

 

Price of Course: £450 + vat for up to 12 people, on-site or at our training centre

Duration of Course: 4 hours

 

Abrasive wheels training is required both for operators and those who change abrasive wheels under PUWER 1998 and the HSAW act.

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Who should attend?

This half day course meets the requirements for anyone who is to be designated by an employer as a competent person to Mount and use abrasive wheels.

About the Course:

There is a legal requirement for anyone who needs to Change abrasive wheels to be trained in accordance with a Code of practice and in line with; The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER). 

Course Content:

  • Course induction
  • Relevant legislation/approved advisory literature
  • Characteristics of abrasive wheels
  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
  • Methods of marking, testing, handling and storage
  • Wheel mounting
  • Truing and dressing
  • Work rest adjustment
  • Fault finding
  • Personal protective equipment regulations and other
  • Relevant legislation.