Abrasive Wheels Awareness

  • Duration 2h

About Course

Abrasive Wheel training is a legal requirement for anyone operating this equipment in the workplace. Regulations and advice that apply directly to abrasive wheels are the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98). The purpose of these regulations is to ensure that work equipment, including abrasive wheels, does not give rise to risks to health and safety, regardless of the work equipment's age. This abrasive wheels awareness course provides candidates with guidance and knowledge on the safe use of abrasive wheels.

Description

The Abrasive Wheels Awareness course covers the following:

  • Introducing Abrasive Wheels
  • The Anatomy of Abrasive Wheels
  • The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
  • Abrasive Wheel Safety
  • Safe Speeds
  • Other Wheel Markings
  • Handling and Storage
  • Checking and Testing
  • Risk Assessment
  • Training Communication & Inspections

What Will I Learn?

  • To 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.

Topics for this course

71 Lessons2h

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!
Introduction Questions

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.

Module 2 – The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel

Module 3 – The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels

Module 4 – Abrasive Wheel Safety

Module 5 – Safe Speeds

Module 6 – The Label

Module 7 – Storage and Handling

Module 8 – Checking and Testing

Module 9 – Risk Assessment

Module 10 – Training, Communication & Inspection

£15.00