This information-packed course covers the obvious dangers of working with abrasive wheels, such as wheel breakage or contact with a running wheel. It also details the less obvious health risks, including vibration, noise and dust.
By the end of the course, candidates will have a solid working understanding of the necessary control measures required for the safe use of abrasive wheels equipment, including the selection and fitting of appropriate discs and cutters.
Hazards associated with abrasive wheel use
Control measures including PPE and RPE
UK legislation regarding the safe use of abrasive wheels
Different types of abrasive wheels, their uses, and how to read their markings
Components of an abrasive wheel
How to appropriately test, inspect and handle abrasive wheels
Safety guidelines for using a cut-off saw and an angle grinder
Truing and dressing a wheel
Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for anyone who is required to use an abrasive wheel in their place of work.
Benefits to you
Abrasive wheels training is a legal requirement for anyone operating this equipment in the workplace.
Delegates will learn the steps they need to take to safely and legally use abrasive wheels.
Abrasive wheels are amongst the most dangerous of machinery and the best way to reduce risk is through competent training.