Course Description

Course Code : HSAF2190

This course is designed for Managers, Supervisors Personnel deemed competent to change, dress, etc abrasive wheels, those undergoing training and suppliers of abrasive wheels.

Course Objectives

Dangers arising from Use of Abrasive Wheels.

Current Legislative Requirements.

Abrasive Wheel Characteristics.

Mounting of Abrasive Wheels.

Safety in Use of Abrasive Wheels.

Portable Grinding Machines.

Course Features

This course is designed for individuals who may be required to use an abrasive wheel in the workplace or requires familiarisation with the associated regulations.

This course will cover the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and HSG 17, as well as the requirements of PUWER 98 with regards to operation and maintenance of abrasive wheels equipment including:

Health and Safety

Abrasive Wheel Construction

Abrasive Wheel Markings

Fitting an Abrasive Wheel


Do's and Don'ts

Misused Abrasive Wheels