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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Do I have to carry out abrasive wheel training in line with specific regulations?
There used to be specific abrasive wheels legislation, but this has been superseded by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. This legislation stipulates that anyone using work equipment such as abrasive wheels must be trained in its safe use and competent to use it. Since there are many different types and sizes of abrasive wheels, getting the right sort of training is essential. Have a look at the introductory video that provides a general overview.
To accompany this training, have a look at HSG17 – Safety in the use of abrasive wheels.
What does the abrasive wheels online course cover?
The abrasive wheels course is very comprehensive and is presented over eleven modules (100 minutes) covering the following areas:
- 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
- Summary of the entire course
What will you receive on completion of the course?
Trainees will, therefore, be able to download and print out their certificate on completion of the course. We have provided an example abrasive wheels certificate template for you to view by clicking here.
How much does the abrasive wheels course cost?
This course costs £35 per person/license + VAT and can be ordered directly from here.
If you need to provide this training to more than 25 employees, then the following discounts will apply:
5% discount for orders of 25+ courses
7.5% discount for orders of 50+ courses
10% discount for all orders over 100 courses.
If you want to make use of these savings, get in touch or give us a call at 0787553 5558
Remember, you can try the first module of any of our courses for free by registering.
Our IIRSM & CPD approved course is owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and distributed under licence.
As a thank you for purchasing this training and to provide further support, we will send you a copy of our Safe Systems of Work Abrasive Wheels document. This document will allow you to demonstrate, as part of your health and safety arrangements, how such equipment is being used in a safe way. It will be in Word format so that it can be updated accordingly. This document will be sent out following the purchase of this course.