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Fri. 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Abrasive Wheels (Fitting, Using & Supervising)

Who is this course Aimed at?

Operatives whose duties are to include working with and changing abrasive wheels equipment Inc: Hand held Grinders/disc cutters, STIHL saws, bench mounted grinders, cut off saws.

What will I gain from taking this course?

Attendees should complete the service with an understanding of the necessary control measures required for safe use of abrasive wheel equipment, include selection and fitting of disc’s and cutters.

Managers and supervisors will be able to assess whether their work force are using abrasive wheel equipment safely and in harmony with current safe working practices.

What will I learn on this course?

  • Review of current legislation
  • Review of HSG 17 (HSE Published guidance for abrasive wheels)
  • Detailed discussion on Noise, dust and vibration hazards and control
  • Changing and selection of wheel/disc types
  • Cutting methods and posture
  • Correct method of stopping and isolating
  • An Abrasive Wheels test

For more information on the safety training course please call us on 01282 615 517.

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What tests will I undertake?
Lecture, theory assessment, practical training & assessments.

What will I need to bring on this course?
Safety footwear, Gloves, High impact Goggles or Visor P3 dust mask & hearing protection.

Do I need any previous experience?
All delegates MUST have had a minimum of 3 months employment. They must also be physically fit, able to carry out the practical assessment and have sufficient experience in the work place to be deemed competent to use the equipment after successful training.

Will I receive a certificate?
Yes, a certificate of training in the safe use and pre use checks of hand held abrasive wheels equipment. This will last for 3 years.

How long does the course last?
With this being a half day course (4 Hours), we can carry out 2 sessions in 1 day to cater for larger groups. Alternatively, we can pair this course with another ½ day course like Ladders & Steps, Manual Handling, Harnesses & Lanyards or Work at Heights.

How many delegates can be trained in 1 session?
Maximum of 12 delegates

Where can Browns Ladders carry out the Training?
We can provide training either at our approved training centre or at your location to suit your needs. We guarantee your operatives will receive the highest level of training in the mounting, use and maintenance of abrasive wheels.

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