Abrasive Wheels

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Abrasive Wheels: About The Course

Course Structure

During the course you will cover the following areas:

  • Explanation of the legal requirements governing abrasive wheels
  • Understanding good machine safety
  • Avoidance of injuries
  • Recognition of potentially dangerous abrasive wheel operations.
  • Safe use of machines

All delegates will receive an Abrasive Wheel Awareness Certificate valid for 3 years.

 

Health & Safety Executive Information

Nearly half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels are due to an unsafe system of work or operator error.

This guidance advises on precautions you can take to prevent accidents in the use of abrasive wheels, in particular injury resulting from either wheel breakage or contact with a running wheel.

Its usefulness is widespread – in the construction and foundry industries and in engineering generally.

This revision encompasses relevant PUWER issues, and any conflicts which exist with draft European standards.

Duration

One day

 

Read more about Abrasive Wheel safety and from the Health & Safety Executive