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AW01 Abrasive Wheel Equipment

Course Information
  • 1/2 day
  • 8:1
  • Warrington, Blaydon, Enfield, Crawley
  • £60 per person or £500 for a full course

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Course Information
  • 1/2 day
  • 8:1
  • Warrington, Blaydon, Enfield, Crawley
  • £60 per person or £500 for a full course

  • Course Aim:


    The course is aimed at those individuals who have the responsibility of changing (or mounting) an abrasive wheel in accordance with HSG 17 (safety in the use of abrasive wheels) on hand held equipment. It is a legal requirement for individuals to be trained in the correct methods of inspecting and changing an abrasive wheel.

Further Information:


Learning Outcomes: 
Define what an ‘Abrasive Wheel’ is. 
Use the Abrasive wheel marking system (BS ISO 525/BS EN 12413) to select the correct abrasive wheel. 
Correctly inspect abrasive wheels prior to use. 
State the legislation that apply to abrasive wheels equipment. 
Correctly inspect and mount an abrasive disc. 

Course content includes: 
Identifying hazards and risks arising from the use of abrasive wheels, and the precautions to be observed. 
Methods of identifying abrasive wheels. 
How to handle, store and transport abrasive wheels. 
How to inspect and test an abrasive wheels for damage. 
The functions of all the components used with abrasive wheels 
The correct mounting of abrasive wheels on hand held equipment 
How to work out peripheral speeds 
The use of suitable personal protective equipment (e.g. eye protection).

 

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