Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive Wheels Training

This training is required under legislation. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Section 2 covers competency and demands training for all such activities) and The Safety in Industry Act 1882 (Schedule No. 30 (Abrasive Wheels) places an obligation on all employers where Abrasive Wheels are in use, to ensure that only trained, competent and appointed personnel mount the appropriate wheels in the machines.

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work.

Course Objectives:

To instruct participants in mounting, operation, handling and storage of abrasive wheels
To demonstrate to participants the use of an abrasive wheel in a practical demonstration.

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Hazard Identification
  • Evaluating causes of abrasive wheel injuries / accidents
  • Selecting & Mounting
  • Guarding the grinder / cutting machines
  • Dressing & turning the wheel
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Duration: half day

Participants: Maximum 10

Prerequisites: Safety Goggles, Loose comfortable clothing

Assessment: Practical skills assessment

Certification: Choice Training & Consultancy Certificate valid for 3 years.