The SA004 Abrasive Wheels course will teach you how to work safely when using an Abrasive Wheel and recognise hazards to reduce the risk of accidents.
What will you learn?
This accreditation covers one module: This accreditation aims to give learners knowledge, understanding and basic skills in the safe use of abrasive wheels. It introduces learners to the hazards and risks involved with abrasive wheels operation and to comply with health and safety legislation. The target audience is aimed at those working on the telecoms network, including suppliers and contractors.
Abrasive Wheels Course Learning Objectives
- Be able to work safely.
- Be able to use an abrasive wheel safely.
- Recognition of hazards.
- Know relevant health and safety legislation and industry for good practice.
- Know how to use an abrasive wheel.
Please be aware the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA) requires at least one person on site to hold a Street Works card to work on the highway.
This Smart Awards accreditation is based on a pre-requisite that any work on the highway requires appropriate Street Works accreditation to be held by an individual working on site, and that this individual is qualified to check that the planned provision of footways, traffic lanes and safety zones determined by the site survey meets with the requirements of the site location and approved procedures and practices required by the NRSWA 1991.
Some companies’ policies may vary where more than one person on site is required to hold a valid Street Works card.
This accreditation does not qualify an individual to enter a confined space. Those individuals who need to enter confined spaces MUST hold appropriate accreditation / accreditation to enter confined spaces. Any references made in this material to confined spaces are for information only and to make learners aware of the risks and presence of gases that may also be present in confined spaces.