Abrasive Wheels Training

PUWER 98 requires, among other things, that all machinery is suitable for its intended use and is properly maintained, and that employees, including those using, mounting and managing the operation of abrasive wheels, are fully informed and properly trained in their safe use. As can be read above, PUWER 98 demands that not only those that change or mount abrasive wheels but also those that use, operate, manage and supervise the use of abrasive wheels must be trained as well.

What does the course include?

  • Overview of Health and Safety Legislation
  • PUWER 1998
  • Hazards, Risks and Risk Control Measures
  • Accident Causation and Prevention
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Types of Machines and Abrasive Wheels
  • Noise Hazards
  • Pre-Use Abrasive Wheel and Machine Safety Checks
  • Mounting of Abrasive Wheels
  • Dressing, Truing and Balancing
  • Course Assessment

How long is this course?

1 day

Why do I need it?

The course will enable delegates to ensure that safety issues are managed efficiently, protecting the workforce, other people and the general environment, and will ensure that legal compliance is achieved. Abrasive Wheels are used in many areas and can be highly dangerous if used by untrained personnel.

What qualification do I get?

This course is accredited by TR Training, and each candidate who successfully completes the course will receive a TR Training Certificate (valid for a period of 5 years).

What can I do next?

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Where can I train?

The training can be delivered on your site if it meets the course requirements or at one of our three training centres situated throughout the UK.

How much is the course?

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