Course Information

Who is the course for?

This is essential for anyone changing or maintaining abrasive wheels in a civil engineering and construction environment, in order to comple with regulation 9 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, which is now embodied in the new PUWER regulations 1998.

What does the course involve?

  • Approved advisory literature relating to mounting abrasive wheels
  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
  • Structure of abrasive wheels
  • Methods of storing, handling and transporting
  • Methods of inspecting and testing
  • Balancing of wheels
  • The proper methods of dressing an abrasive wheel
  • The adjustment of rests
  • The requirements of the regulations

Entry Requirements

No previous experience is required.

What are the assessment methods?

There will be both theory and practical sessions.

How long is the course?

One day.

Further Information