Abrasive Wheels Training NPORS
8th October 2018
Our NPORS accredited abrasive wheel training courses are suitable for all operators, managers and supervisors, who as part of their working duties select, mount, specify or use abrasive wheels as defined in PUWER Regulations 1998.
The aim of the Abrasive wheels training course is to enable candidates to work safely, to provide an understanding of current legislation and promote awareness of the dangers and hazards of abrasive wheels, and to offer practical steps to reduce workplace accidents and encourage workers to adopt a culture that results in a safer workplace.
Abrasive Wheel Training Course Content
Provides a brief outline of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
Safety in the use of abrasive wheels HSG17.
Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1998.
The correct use of PPE.
Hazards arising from use of abrasive wheels.
Methods of marking abrasive wheels.
Methods of storing, handling & transporting of abrasive wheels.
Mounting procedures & precautions of abrasive wheels.
Electric and Petrol Machines.
Safe use of the machines and equipment.
Balancing of grinding wheels, correct method of dressing wheels.
Adjustment of guards and rests.
Practical exercise to include all elements of the above on bench grinders, Portable disc cutters & Grinders.
Question papers with feedback from course delegates.