This comprehensive half day programme is designed to cover all of the legal requirements for the safe use and mounting of abrasive wheels.
The provision and use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (Regulation 9) requires that any person using a piece of work equipment that presents a significant risk to the user must be trained and that the training covers not only the use but also any hazards arising from the use and the precautions to be observed.
This course looks at the most up-to-date legislation, wheel selection, wheel storage, wheel types and markings and also includes practical demonstrations on procedures to be followed when mounting abrasive wheels.
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
Appreciate the hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
Identify the medthods of marking abrasive wheels as to type and speed
List the methods of storage, handling and transportation of abrasive wheels
Show the methods for testing and inspecting wheels for damage
Demonstrate the correct method of mounting an abrasive wheel including a knowledge of the function of the components
Show the method of dressing a wheel
Adjust the rest correctly
List the requirements of the regulations
Understand the risks associated with power tools
Precautions and Hazards
Handling, Storage and Transportation
Components and Assembly
Truing & Dressing
Adjustment of work rests and guards
Safe Work Practices
Practical and short written assessment.
Successful participants receive an Advanta Safety Abrasive Wheels Training Certificate