Abrasive wheels are essential equipment in many industries and job roles, it is important for those using abrasive wheels to be trained properly.
Safe Abrasive Wheels
67% of accidents involving abrasive wheels are due to the wrong type of wheel being fitted. Remember wheels should only be fitted by a competent person. Abrasive wheels training helps to reduce accidents by teaching delegates the correct way to maintain and use equipment.
Who should attend?
People who are required to use an abrasive wheel as part of their job, or operatives who need to learn how to safely select, fit and mount abrasive wheels and discs on portable machines.
What will delegates get from the course?
They will learn about the HSE regulations and requirements of what to do when working with an abrasive wheel.
What will employers get from the course?
An employee who fully understands the risks involved when working with abrasive wheels and how to work safely with them.
Health and Safety at Work
Employer Duties and Employee Duties
Use of Equipment- controls, stop, start and safe use
Changing of Abrasive Wheels
Abrasive Wheels- physical checks, storage, handling, guards, arbour diameters, types and speeds
Assessment in the safe mounting of the wheels/ disc and use of the machine