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.
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.
- 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.