Course Information

Who is the course for?

This is essential for anyone changing or maintaining abrasive wheels in an engineering environment, in order to comply 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?

  • Theory
  • Practical

How long is the course?

One day.

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