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This course on Abrasive Wheels Awareness provides training on the dangers associated with abrasive wheels and the preventive measures that can be implemented to restrict and control accidents. The course covers a comprehensive introduction to abrasive wheels, legislation, hazards, wheel handling, safe utilisation of wheels, personal protective equipment, respiratory protective equipment, and measures to limit the risks posed by dust. Almost 50% of all accidents related to abrasive wheels occur due to unsafe working activities and operator errors. Working with abrasive wheels requires strict adherence to health and safety practices to safeguard the workforce. The Abrasive Wheels course offers an introduction to working safely with abrasive wheels, enabling participants to understand the dangers involved and identify the control measures necessary to prevent injuries. The certification is valid for a period of 3 years.

Course Category: Special Training Cours
Course Duration: 1 Day
Course Fee: £50

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Brief Introduction

This course is designed to provide a concise introduction to abrasive wheels. It covers various types of abrasive wheels, legislation pertaining to abrasive wheels, hazards and risks, as well as the responsibilities of manufacturers, employers, employees, and HSE guidance.

Safe Practices and Risk Assessment

In the construction industry, risk assessment and adherence to safe practices are of utmost importance. Understanding the definition and significance of risk assessment is a crucial part of this course. It also includes the identification of hazards, evaluation of risks, the hierarchy of control, wheel mounting, mechanical guards, safe working practices, and proper dressing of abrasive wheels.

Types of Card

Upon completion of the course, you will be provided with the following cards:

Basic Card

The basic card, printed by our centre, is provided to you upon completion of your course

Blue Operator Card