Introduction Questions- Lets see what you already know!
This is a warm up quiz to see what you already know. Do not worry if you do not know the answers as everything will be covered throughout this training.
Give it a go you may surprise yourself!
Module 1 – Introducing Abrasive Wheels
By the end of this course, you will:
Be able to identify the main types of abrasive wheels and their equipment and will understand the hazards and risks associated with them.
Understand the legal requirements placed on manufacturers, employers and employees for the safe use of abrasive wheels.
Know how to carry out a risk assessment for the safe use of abrasive wheels.
Be aware of the control measures needed to reduce or eliminate the risks associated with abrasive wheels, including harmful dusts, vibration, noise, fire and electrical risks.
Understand how to safely handle, store, mount, use, dress and inspect the main types of abrasive wheels.
Organic and Inorganic Wheels
What do we mean by abrasive Wheels?
Types of Abrasive Wheels
Types of Abrasive Wheels – Part 2
Safety Issues – Part 2
Safety Issues – Part 3
Safety Issues – Part 4
Abrasive Wheels and the Law
Further Employer Responsibilities
Module 2 – The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel
Choosing the Right Abrasive Wheel
How Does An Abrasive Wheel Work?
Properties and Performance
Module 3 – The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
The Importance of Selecting the Right Abrasive Wheel
Hazards In The Use Of Abrasive Wheels
Wheel Burst Accidents
Wheel Contact Accidents
Prevention of Eye and Face injuries
Prevention of Eye and Face injuries – Part 2
Noise Reduction and Control
First Aid and Emergency Procedures
Module 4 – Abrasive Wheel Safety
The Hierarchy of Control
Safely Dressing Abrasive Wheels
Safe Working Practices
Module 5 – Safe Speeds
Maximum Safe Speeds
Module 6 – The Label
Module 7 – Storage and Handling
Improper Storing and Handling
Module 8 – Checking and Testing
Checking and Testing4:42
Module 9 – Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment Cycle
Who Should Carry out A Risk Assessment?
What is a Risk Assessment?
Step One: identifying Hazards
Step Two: Decide Who Might Be Harmed and How?
Step Three: Evaluate the Risks
Step Four: Record the Findings
Step Five: Review and Update
Module 10 – Training, Communication & Inspection
Training, Communication & Inspection
Frequency of Checks
Frequency of Checks – Part 2
Abrasive Wheel Lifespan
End of course