Health & Safety Training

Abrasive Wheels

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About the course
The Abrasive Wheels one day course at trainingwales is designed to provide delegates with a clear understanding of all the aspects which cover the use of Abrasive Wheels detailed under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98).

The course will cover both the theoretical and practical aspects associated with the safe storage, handling and mounting of abrasive wheels, typically wheel types 1, 5, 7, 12, 13, 27, 28, 41, 42 & 52.

Delegates will leave the Abrasive Wheels course with the following knowledge:

  • Be able to prevent & minimise the number of accidents arising from the use of abrasive wheels.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the hazards & the precautions required to minimise risks.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of methods of marking abrasive wheels.
  • Demonstrate competence in safely & correctly mounting abrasive wheels.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of storage and handling abrasive wheels.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who is designated to mount or use abrasive wheels in their work.

There is a legal requirement for anyone who needs to change abrasive wheels to be trained in accordance with a code of practice and in line with The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98). 

Abrasive Wheels - Qualification Detail

Upon successful completion of the abrasive wheels course, delegates will receive a Neath Port Talbot College Certificate of Attendance covering wheel types 1, 5, 7, 12, 13, 27, 28, 41, 42 & 52.

All courses at trainingwales are inclusive of VAT.

Abrasive Wheels - Course Content

  • Introduction & Overview
  • The Law regarding Abrasive Wheels (PUWER 98)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Types of Abrasive Wheels
  • Abrasive Wheel composition
  • Abrasive Wheel Bond, Bonding Materials & Abrasives
  • ‘Hard & Soft’ Abrasive Wheels
  • British Standard Marking System
  • Bond structure, Grade and Grit sizes
  • Abrasive Wheel hazards & precautions to be taken
  • Grinding m/c guards/purpose of guards
  • Wheel Inspection/Assembly of Grinding Wheel Components (hands-on)
  • Wheel mounting/truing & dressing/guard & tool-rest adjustment (hands-on)
  • Safe handling & storage of Abrasive Wheels (hands-on Inspection/maintenance of Grinding Machines

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