Technical Skills / Engineering

Abrasive Wheels Safety Theory Training & Competence Assessment


Course overview

If you are changing or using any abrasive wheels, it is a legal Health and Safety requirement and the PUWER Regulations 1998, that you are competent to undertake the changing of such wheels. This assessment is designed for personnel responsible for the mounting of abrasive wheels.

  • Identifying hazards and risks arising from the use of abrasive wheels
  • Precautions to be observed
  • Selecting the right abrasive wheel for the task
  • Correctly inspect and mount an abrasive wheel/diamond blade
  • Handling, storage, and transport of abrasive wheels/diamond blades
  • Safe working procedures when changing abrasive wheels (this varies depending upon type of machine)

Course benefits

  • Ensuring that your company is compliant with HSE Regulations relating to abrasive wheels
  • Work can be completed in house to reduce external costs
  • Better trained staff reducing likelihood of accidents/incidents

Please note

Attendees are required to provide their own PPE.

Course dates and fees

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Assessment & accreditation

The training is held at our Engineering Training Centre on our equipment. You will undertake a 30-minute written test consisting of 20 questions of which 15 are multiple choice. Practical Assessment – Assessed for competency of safe working procedures when changing abrasive wheels.

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