Abrasive Wheels

It is a legal requirement under The Provision and use of Work Equipment that all staff that use bonded abrasive wheels must be properly trained.

These regulations have totally replaced the 1970 abrasive wheels regulations For the safe handling, storing, mounting and use of grinding wheels. In addition, new safety standards for abrasive wheels and grinding machines and new codes of practice for the safe use of these products have also been introduced.

This has widened the scope for training. The 1970 regulations concentrated on persons mounting, dressing and storing wheels, because the regulations have been transferred onto PUWER 1998 this means that all persons who use bonded wheels and cutting discs must receive training.

A practical on site training course on the safe use of grinding wheels and cutting discs. The course duration is 1 hr 15 minutes (aprox).

The course includes.

A full understanding of the regulations relating to PUWER 1998.

The correct storage of wheels.

The risks associated with contamination of oil and chemicals.

The selection of the correct wheel type, size, and speed range and material.

To be able to recognize all faults before mounting the wheel.

Mounting the wheel correctly, and the correct setting of the tool rest.

Truing and dressing the wheel using a range of dressers.

Be able to identify hazards associated with the use of abrasive wheels.

The correct choice of personal protective equipment.

The course concludes with a written test and a practical assessment.

On completion the candidates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Make sure your employees are trained to the latest PUWER requirements.

Mel Vaughan, Woodstyle Design, 42 Bawtry Rd, Harworth, Doncaster DN118NX
Tel : 0870 300 3999 Mobile 07748790775
Email : [email protected]