Abrasive Wheel Training

The course takes a carefully structured look at the legal duties imposed by the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

Course Description

The course takes a carefully structured look at the legal duties imposed by the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 - the hierarchy of controls, avoidance, safe places of work, and work equipment. This course offers a look at: some common items of work equipment, methods of marking/storing/transporting/handling/ testing and inspecting abrasive wheels, dressing methods, correct assembly of abrasive wheels, the functions of all components used with the wheels, and suitable use of PPE.

Duration

Half Day

Prerequisites

Nil.

Suitability

This course is suitable for all operators, supervisors and managers, who as part of their working duties select, mount, specify or use abrasive wheels (as defined in Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998).

Qualification

On completion of this course delegates will receive a competency certificate.

Course Size

Maximum course attendance is 12.

Typical Interest Groups

Anyone working with or involved with the use of abrasive wheels, e.g. building contractors, renovators, fit out companies, road contractors, ground workers, plant operators.

Course Objective:

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to recognise and deal with:

  • Legal requirements and duties of:
    • Employer
    • Employee
  • Hazards and risks arising from use of abrasive Wheels
  • PUWER – Hierarchy of control
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe places of work

Work equipment functions, inspection and maintenance of components such as:

  • Flanges
  • Blotters
  • Bushes
  • Nuts
  • Assembly and dressing methods
  • PPE
  • Equipment Selection
  • Methods of marking abrasive wheels

Make a Booking

To book a place on this course please call us on 01529 413347, email us at training@arionltd.co.uk or contact us using our online form below






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