Abrasive Wheel Safety


This half day course fully complies with your responsibilities under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and is the ideal training course to ensure that individuals who have not yet received training in the mounting and changing of abrasive products, satisfy your legal requirement for competent people.
Formally under the Abrasive wheels Act and more recently, PUWER 1998 Regulations, it is every employer’s responsibility to ensure that all personnel that change any abrasive product, ie: Abrasive Wheels, are competent.

Course Outline

  • The Health & Safety at Work ACT 1974.
  • PUWER 1998
  • Safety in the use of Abrasive Wheels HS(G) 17
  • Manual Handling Regulations 1992
  • Types and Functions of Abrasive Wheels and Cutting off Discs.
  • The selection, Testing, Mounting and storage of Abrasive Wheels and Cutting off Discs.
  • The care, maintenance, handling and transport of Abrasive Wheels and Cutting off Discs.
  • PPE Regulations 1992
  • COSHH Regulations 2002
  • Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996