Abrasive wheels can be hand held, bench or pedestal mounted or mounted in a machine. They are used for cutting off, fettling or grinding, in all cases when using abrasive wheels you must be wearing the correct PPE due to the risk of:  Entanglement, Contact ,Fire from sparks, Disk fragmentation, Debris, Eye Injury & Respiratory ailments from dust and fumes.

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  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regs
  • Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • An Introduction to Equipment
  • An Introduction to Accessories
  • Methods of storage, handling and transporting wheels
  • Inspection & methods of testing for damaged wheels
  • Pre Use Checks & Maintenance
  • Guard and/or rest adjustment
  • Correct Methods for wheel changing
  • Change and/or dress wheels correctly
  • Wheel Balancing
  • Identify & select suitable wheels
  • Identify common faults, poor practice & hazards
  • Demonstrating knowledge of safe work practices
  • Understand Health & Safety requirements
  • To encourage the use of safe working practices
  • Theoretical Assessment
  • Practical Training & Assessment

Hand Held

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Bench Mounted

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Machine Mounted

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All Operators

A fully comprehensive course aimed at people with or without any previous experience in using abrasive wheels.

Course Length

Up to 6 Novice Candidates

1 Day

People given the responsibility of operating abrasive wheels should attend this course to comply with PUWER 1998 and HASAWA 1974

On completion of the course, each delegate will have a working knowledge of relevant legislation and will be fully conversant in the Safe & Proper Use of Abrasive Wheels Techniques

Six delegates per day (Subject to Equipment Availability)

Courses are compliant with UK Health & Safety, PUWER & LOLER regulations as applicable

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