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Training Course: In-House Abrasive Wheels Awareness Course

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Abrasive Wheels, fitted to powered saws, are used in the construction industry to cut or shape bricks, blocks, lintels, reinforcing steel and just about any other hard material used in the industry.

Who’s the course for?
All personnel required to operate or change Abrasive Wheels and ‘cutting off’ discs.

Course Aims and Objectives
To know the main hazards of work equipment in general and the main safety rules and safe practices that must be used. On completion of the course the operative will have an understanding of the correct mounting of abrasive wheels/cutting off discs, safe use of all powered saws within the construction industry and all relevant Legislation and Codes of Practice.

Course Content

  • Abrasive WheelsThe definition of an Abrasive Wheel.
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998
  • A look at the hazards when using Abrasive Wheels.
  • The correct way of mounting an Abrasive Wheel.
  • The correct use of guards.
  • In Use – Explaining- pre-start checks; correct starting procedures; correct fuel/electric supply; cutting operations; selecting the correct wheel for the task; checking wheel is free from damage; wheel is correctly fitted; run at correct speed; correct stopping procedures; post-stop checks and reporting procedures.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Explaining and selecting the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Powered By – Petrol or electricity
  • Different types and sized blades.
  • The correct procedures for cutting.

Course Duration – ½ Day

An In House Certificate will be issued on completion and payment of the course.

An In House Card can be issued for £5.00 +VAT per delegate.

Cost – Price upon application

Dates – On request/See Course Dates

Grants are available to companies who pay Levy for full details visit http://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grant/claiming-grants-available/short-duration-grant/ or alternatively contact us.

To book a course complete the enquiry form or call us on 01246 589446