It is a legal requirement under The Provision and use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use abrasive wheels receive abrasive wheels training. Abrasive Wheels are used in many areas and can be highly dangerous if used by untrained personnel. This course covers all the legal requirements for the safe use and mounting of abrasive wheels, as well as a practical understanding that can be applied by delegates when they return to their own organisation.
Duration Half day.
Who Should Attend This course is suitable for persons who are working with abrasive wheels or those who manage or supervise such activities.
This course is designed to help the individual understand their responsibilities within the workplace and is aimed at persons working with Abrasive Wheels. The aim of this course is provide delegates with the knowledge and competence required to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulation 1998 (PUWER).
Course Contents - Overview of Health and Safety Legislation - PUWER 1998 - Hazards, Risks and Risk Control Measures - Accident Causation and Prevention - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Types of Machines and Abrasive Wheels - Noise Hazards - Prior Use Safety Checks - Mounting of Abrasive Wheels - Dressing, Truing and Balancing - Course Assessment.
Certification Certificate of attendance on successful completion of the course.