ACTTnow Bespoke Abrasive Wheels Awareness
We will work closely with you to create a bespoke course that specifically meets the individual needs of your organisation and your employees. The course will cover all the standard course elements whilst including your specific requirements.
Half Day Course
- An overview of the HSWA 1974 and how it effects the planning of work with abrasive wheels
- What are the duties of care placed on employers by PUWER 1998
- What are the responsibilities placed on employees by PUWER 1998
- The common causes of accidents with abrasive wheels
- The common causes of burst wheels
- The markings found on abrasive wheels
- The markings found on angle grinders and petrol cutting tools
- The British marking system that is found on abrasive wheels and how it can be used when ordering new wheels
- Eye protection what is the best type and why it is needed
- Hearing protection why it is needed and what style is recommended
- Dust masks why they are needed and what type is recommended
- What other PPE is required when using abrasive wheels?
- What precautions are recommended when using abrasive wheels to prevent fires
- What are the dangers of HAV when using abrasive wheels and how it can be controlled?
- Daily checks needed on diamond, abrasive and all tools to ensure safe use
- 10 question multiple choice to confirm learning
This half day training course is aimed at anyone who selects, mounts or uses abrasive wheels. The course covers different types of abrasive wheel, diamond blades, pre-use inspection to wheels and tools, hazards, correct PPE, fire control regulations, correct cutting/grinding techniques and correct selection of wheels.Enquire Here