Use of Portable Abrasive Wheels

For person who require to fit and use abrasive wheels on portable tools (disc grinders).

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Use of Portable Abrasive Wheels

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Use of Portable Abrasive Wheels course covers the legislation and definition of Abrasive Wheels Regulations 1970 and the subsequent Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.

Covers selection and marking of abrasive wheels, pre-use checks, mounting and safe use.

Course elements covered include:

  • Definition of Abrasive wheels
  • BS system of marking wheels
  • Examination and storage of abrasive wheels
  • Suitability of disc and material
  • Safety requirements and PPE required for use
  • Specific requirements of angle grinders

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Checking the wheel and tool arbour prior to fitting
  • Mounting the wheel
  • Methods of checking and pre-use running
  • Pre-use checking – checks during work task

Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.

15% off equipment online for training candidates. You will receive 15% off heightec equipment when you complete a course with us. Your voucher is automatically sent to you by email for use when you order equipment online.

Course Details

Duration: 0.5 days
Course Venues: Kendal
Instructor Ratio: 1:8
Course Code: TSK11U
Assessment: Practical and written test.
Validity Period: 3 years
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