The Abrasive Wheels Safety course complies with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER): Safety in Use of Abrasive Wheels.
You will study the approved advisory literature relating to the mounting of abrasive wheels and hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels and precautions which should be observed.
During the Abrasive Wheels Safety course, you will study the following topics:
This course contains both theory and practical elements and you will be required to bring protective clothing along with you.
Unless the abrasive wheels regulations change there is no need to resit the course unless the employer or candidate wishes to. The certificate does not expire.
The format the course follows is the one that is suggested in the HSE Safety in the Use of Abrasive Wheels document.
The course is intended to make those who use and change abrasive wheels aware of the hazards involved and how to reduce the risk of an accident.
Although every training provider produces their own learning materials, you should all follow the standard format as laid down in the above HSE document.
The HSE document is mainly focused on bench/pedestal/hand held grinders as these are the ones that are involved in the majority of accidents.
The course allows you to change, true and dress an abrasive wheel of the type they have been trained on.
The Abrasive Wheels Safety course will take you one day to complete. You will attend College from 9:00am-5:00pm.
On successful completion of the Abrasive Wheels Safety course you will be presented with a Certificate of Attendance.
The Abrasive Wheels Safety course will cost £95.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
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