Abrasive Wheels Awareness



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Duration TBCDate TBCSilverdale Athletic Football Club£60

Abrasive Wheels Awareness

Suitable For

This course aims to bring Health & Safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impacts in the workplace.

Aims & Objectives

The Half a Day course aims to:

  • This course is designed to help the individual understand their responsibilities within the workplace and is aimed at persons working with abrasive wheels. It is a legal requirement under The Provision and Use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use abrasive wheels receives training in the safe use of the tools and changing of wheels.

Course Content

  • Overview of Health & Safety regulation
  • Hazards and risks associated with the use of the abrasive wheel equipment
  • Accident causation and prevention
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Types of machines and abrasive wheels
  • How to identify and store. hand-held angle grinders/cutters and pedestal grinders and still saws, resin-bonded and diamond-tipped blades
  • Basic manual handling of equipment
  • Environments in which to use or not use
  • Noise/safety checks prior to use
  • Fitting and removal of wheels
  • Dressing of wheels
  • Means of reporting and course examination