Abrasive Wheels Course

If your company uses abrasive wheels, you need to ensure your employees attend an abrasive wheels course

Abrasive wheels are commonly used in many different industrial applications, but without knowing how to properly use them, they can pose a significant health risk. These risks can be from the wheel itself breaking at high speed, getting clothing caught in the spinning motor, or from contact with the wheel itself.

Our online abrasive wheels course can teach you what you need to know to stay in line with current legislative requirements, health and safety practices, and keeping your employees safe from common risks associated with using abrasive wheels.

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Why do my employees need to attend an abrasive wheels course?

It’s a legal requirement that you give your employees adequate training in the equipment that they are using on a day-to-day basis. This is a requirement of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998. Since there are many different types and sizes of abrasive wheels, getting the right sort of training is essential.

To accompany this training, please have a look at HSG17 – Safety in the use of abrasive wheels.

What does the abrasive wheels course cover?

The abrasive wheels course is presented over ten modules and the details are as follows:

  • Introduction to the use of abrasive wheels
  • Introduction to how abrasive wheels work
  • The dangers of abrasive wheels
  • Staying safe while using abrasive wheels
  • Abrasive wheel signs and markings
  • Correct storage and handling
  • Checking and testing abrasive wheel tools
  • Abrasive wheel certification and training
  • Inspections
  • Summary of the entire course

How much does the abrasive wheels course cost?

For employees, This abrasive wheels course costs £35 per person/license and can be ordered directly from here.

If you need to provide this training to multiple employees, please get in touch as we might be able to provide a discount based the number of licenses required.

Remember, you can try the first module of any of our courses for free by registering.

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