Abrasive Wheel Training
Who should attend?
Our abrasive wheel training courses are suitable for all operators, managers and supervisors, who as part of their working duties select, mount, specify or use abrasive wheels as defined in PUWER Regulations 1998.
To cover the duty of care placed on employers by the PUWER regulations 1998 to provide adequate training for the safe use abrasive wheels. To give the candidate the knowledge to select the correct wheel for the job, the suitable PPE required, and to cut or grind using the tool safely. It covers the abrasive and diamond wheels, hand held petrol, battery and mains electric tools and small bench mounted grinders.
Abrasive Wheel Training Course Content
- Provides a brief outline of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
- Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
- Safety in the use of abrasive wheels HSG17.
- Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1998.
- The correct use of PPE.
- Hazards arising from use of abrasive wheels.
- Methods of marking abrasive wheels.
- Methods of storing, handling & transporting of abrasive wheels.
- Mounting procedures & precautions of abrasive wheels.
- Diamond Wheels.
- Electric and Petrol Machines.
- Safe use of the machines and equipment.
- Question papers with feedback from course delegates.
- Balancing of grinding wheels, correct method of dressing wheels.
- Adjustment of guards and rests.
- Practical exercise to include all elements on bench grinders, Portable disc cutters & Grinders.
- Question papers
- Feedback from course delegates.
- Each candidate will have to select the most appropriate cutting wheel for the task given form the wheels provided.
- Each candidate will have to correctly mount their chosen wheel onto the wheel
- Each candidate will have to perform a before use inspection on both the wheel and the tool.
- Each candidate will have to use the grinding wheel using the safe system of work given by the instructor.
This half day training course is aimed at anyone who selects mounts or uses abrasive wheels. The course covers different types of abrasive wheel, diamond blades, pre-use inspection to wheels and tools, hazards, correct PPE, fire control, regulations, correct cutting/grinding techniques and correct selection of wheels.
Maximums ratio on course 6 delegates
Each course delegate will be given a theoretical test (multi-choice format) to assess their job related safety knowledge and a certificate of basic training will be awarded to successful candidates.
Abrasive Wheel Training is accredited via ITSSAR – Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register
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