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 Continuous 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.
||Introduction to Abrasive Wheels
||Who needs abrasive wheels training, what are abrasive wheels, dangers of abrasive wheels, wheel safety, legislation, employer responsibilities, hierarchy of control measures, and employee responsibilities.
||What is a risk assessment, identify the hazards, decide who might be harmed and how, evaluate the risks, record the findings and implement them, and review and update.
||Risk Reduction: Part One
||Can the task be avoided, wheel speed, wheel handling and storage, wheel mounting, wheel mounting on spindles, mechanical guards, safe working practices, inspections and checks, and dressing abrasive wheels.
||Risk Reduction: Part Two
||PPE, eye protection, harmful dusts, dust extraction and PPE, vibration, noise, sparks, portable grinders, cables, training, communication, and housekeeping, and emergency procedures.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions
with a pass mark of 80%.
The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have
passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you
need with no extra charge.