Abrasive Wheels

Course Objectives:

This course is designed to provide candidates with a practical understanding of the safe use of portable and hand held grinding wheels.

Course Content:

At the end of the course, delegates will have covered and understood the following:

  • Hazards and risks associated with common activities
  • Precautions required for the safe use
  • Types of equipment and correct specification of wheels
  • Legal requirements of PUWER in relation to grinding wheels
  • The principals of safe use of grinding wheels HS(G)17
  • The selection and use of suitable PPE
  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
  • Methods of storing, handling & transporting
  • Inspection and maintenance checks
  • Procedures for fitting of new wheels
  • The purpose and use of safety features guards and interlocks
  • Reporting of faults and incidents
  • Instructor demonstration and candidate practical session (selection & mounting only)

On completion of the course delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who uses Abrasive Wheels in their workplace.

Duration: 

1/2 day