Abrasive Wheels and Hand Held Disc Cutter Initial

Course Aims

Train operators in the safe mounting and selection of Abrasive Wheels and Cutting Discs together with safe operation of Hand Held Disc Cutter.

Who Is The Course Suitable For?

All personnel required to select, mounts or use abrasive wheels together with the use of a Hand Held Disc Cutter.

It is a legal requirement under The Provision and use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use abrasive wheels in the workplace receive abrasive wheel training in the safe use of the tools and changing of wheels.

Price: 150.00
Duration: 1 day
Certification: QTS In-house Certification in accordance with the Provision and use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER)
Maximum candidates: 12

Course Objectives

The course covers different types of abrasive wheel, diamond blades, pre-use inspection to wheels and tools, hazards, correct PPE, fire control, regulations and correct selection of wheels together with the operation of the Hand Held Disc Cutter.

The Objectives of the Course are to train delegates to be able to:

  • Have an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & other current relevant legislation.
  • Select, store and mount abrasive wheels correctly and in line with the relevant health and safety regulation.
  • Recognise hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels and understand the precautions, which should be observed.
  • Understand the markings of abrasive wheels with regards to type and speed,
  • Inspect and test wheels for damage, wear and tear etc.
  • Understand the functions of all major/minor components.
  • Safely and correctly operate the Hand Held Disc Cutter.

Additional Information

This course can be delivered within our own training centre or at a customers own premises where suitable training facilities are available.

Available Dates:

We do not currently have scheduled dates for this course. If you would like to enquire about future dates please complete the enquiry form on this page or call 01357 440222. We will always try to meet our customers' needs and schedule courses to suit whenever we can.


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