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Abrasive Wheel Safety Awareness

Abrasive Wheel Safety Awareness is a classroom-based course which ensures that the delegate is competent and safe when using and inspecting different types of abrasive wheel.

  • 05
    Jul
    3 hours, Tue 9:00 AM - Tue 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
  • 16
    Aug
    3 hours, Tue 9:00 AM - Tue 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
  • 20
    Sep
    3 hours, Tue 9:00 AM - Tue 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
  • 21
    Oct
    3 hours, Fri 9:00 AM - Fri 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
  • 18
    Nov
    3 hours, Fri 9:00 AM - Fri 12:00 PM
    • £60.00 excl. VAT
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Description

There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing. 

Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use. For this reason, it’s important that you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery. 

This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more.

Learning outcomes

1. Understand key legislative requirements related to the safe use of abrasive wheels

Employer’s and employee’s responsibilities

Key requirements of work equipment regulations

 

2. Understand key hazards and controls related to the safe use of abrasive wheels

Identify common hazards in relation to the safe use of portable and hand-held abrasive wheels

The common injuries sustained due to the incorrect setting and use of abrasive wheels

Safety measures used to reduce the risks when using portable and hand-held abrasive wheel equipment

3. Be able to mount an abrasive wheel to portable or handheld abrasive wheel equipment

Knowing different types of wheel and their markings

Pre-use checks

Mounting and using an abrasive wheel

Assessment

Learners are assessed using the following methods:

  • Multiple Choice Examination
  • Practical observation

Syllabus

1. Understand key legislative requirements related to the safe use of abrasive wheels

  • Employer’s and employee’s responsibilities
  • Key requirements of work equipment regulations 

2. Understand key hazards and controls related to the safe use of abrasive wheels

  • Identify common hazards in relation to the safe use of portable and handheld abrasive wheels
  • The common injuries sustained due to the incorrect setting and use of abrasive wheels
  • Safety measures used to reduce the risks when using portable and handheld abrasive wheel equipment

3. Be able to mount an abrasive wheel to portable or handheld abrasive wheel equipment

  • Knowing different types of wheel and their markings
  • Pre-use checks
  • Mounting and using an abrasive wheel

Suitability

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs  people who use abrasive wheels as part  of their work.



Our Health & Safety Training Managed Service

Our home for Abrasive Wheel Safety Awareness Training might be in Stoke-on-Trent, but we have upcoming courses running from at least 12 other national locations and with our managed service, if we can’t accommodate you at any of those, no matter what corner of the country you are in, we will do the hard work for you and scour the market. We will work closely with local and national providers on your behalf; whereby we place you at the same cost as if you were buying direct so that you can really rationalise your supply chain and have a single invoice.

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