Abrasive Wheels Portable & Handheld Course

£65.00 ex. VAT

This half-day on-site course is designed to help the delegate understand their responsibilities within the workplace and is aimed at persons working with abrasive wheels.

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Description

It is a legal requirement under The Provision and Use of Work Equipment 1998 and PUWER – Regulation 12 and HSG17 – Safety in the use of Abrasive Wheels that all staff who use abrasive wheels receives training to provide delegates with the knowledge and ability to cut or grind safely using Angle Grinders and Petrol Cut Saws.

Our abrasive wheel training courses are suitable for all operators, managers, and supervisors, who as part of their working duties select, mount, specify or use equipment and machinery fitted with abrasive wheels.

This course contains theory surrounding the use of abrasive wheels and a practical session

Course Syllabus

  • Overview of HSE regulations and guidance (HSG17 / PUWER / HSAW1974 / COSHH / PPE)
  • Hazards associated with the use of the abrasive wheel equipment
  • Conduct a thorough risk assessment to ensure the safe use of abrasive wheels
  • Accident causation and prevention
  • Types of machines– including hand-held angle grinders / cutters and Stihl saws (petrol cut off saws)
  • Types of abrasive wheel- including selection, inspection, mounting and use
  • Environments in which to use or not use
  • Safety checks prior to use
  • Fitting and removal of wheels

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Conduct a thorough risk assessment to ensure the safe use of abrasive wheels
  • Carry out an abrasive wheel safety inspection and implement effective risk control measures
  • Demonstrate understanding of HSE guidelines & PPE for using abrasive wheels
  • Understand the abrasive wheel marking system and abrasive wheel speeds

Course Duration – Half Day

Delegates per course – Maximum 12

Cost per person £65.00

For more information on our Abrasive Wheels Portable & Handheld Course, please contact us on Tel: 0343 523 0410 or email us on info@risksafetyservices.co.uk