This course is suitable for anyone who uses abrasive wheels in their work activities.
This course has been written at an introductory level and no pre-requisite training is required. Experience of using abrasive wheels would be advantageous.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
The course is divided into four accessible, interactive modules and also includes an assessment at the end:
||Introduction to Abrasive Wheels
||Types of abrasive wheels, dangers of abrasive wheels, abrasive wheels and the law, manufacturers responsibilities, employer responsibilities, employee responsibilities, HSE guidance.
||What is a risk assessment?, who should carry out 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, and Step Five: Review and update.
||Safe Practices for Abrasive Wheels
||The hierarchy of control, wheel speed, wheel handling and storage, wheel mounting, mechanical guards and work rests, safe working practices, inspections and checks and safely dressing abrasive wheels.
||Further Abrasive Wheel Hazards and Controls
||Prevention of eye and face injuries, harmful dusts, vibration control, noise reduction and control, fire risks, electrical safety, hand-held grinding and cutting-off tools, training, communication and monitoring, Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR), first aid and emergency procedures.