Abrasive Wheels Training
Abrasive Wheels Safety Training
This abrasive wheels safety training course comprises of an introduction to current legislation and dangers associated with Abrasive Wheels, Machine and Grinding wheel examination, Abrasive Wheel types and markings, wheel mounting, safe use including both bench grinders and hand held machines.
The course also includes: Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS) Module
It covers Grit and Bond Types, Structure reinforcement and Storage. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations ( PUWER ) are discussed. A test paper and a practical session included. Duration Approx 5 Hrs
Essential for those using Grinding Wheels or any type of Abrasive Wheels
Abrasive Wheel Training
One Call Training are TASSIA trained instructors for Abrasive Wheel Training
Our Abrasive Wheel Training Course
- Course TitleAbrasive Wheel Training
- Course Price: From £55 + Vat depending on numbers
- Awarding Body:TASSIA Approved
- Duration: 1/2 Day
- On Site Course Price: Call for quotation
- Candidates per Course: Maximum 15
- Award: Certificate Of Attendance
- An introduction to current legislation and dangers associated with Abrasive Wheels
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations ( PUWER )
- Machine and Grinding wheel examination
- Abrasive Wheel types and markings
- Operating speeds
- Wheel mounting
- Guards and rests etc.
- Safe use including both bench grinders and hand held machines
- Grit and Bond Types
- Structure reinforcement and Storage
- Inspection, Damage Testing and reporting of defects
- Dust control
- PPE requirements
- A test paper and a practical session included. Duration Approx 4 HRS
An abrasive wheel is usually defined as a wheel consisting of abrasive particles bonded together using organic or inorganic substances such as resin.
Legislation is provided by the following:
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
(PUWER 98) Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992 (as amended) The hazards involved in abrasive wheels can include bursting or breakage, entanglement through contact with the abrasive wheel that’s running and any physical injury from noise, dust inhalation and from the component being ground.
Research has shown that up to half of all accidents which involve abrasive wheels are due to errors from the operator or from practices which involve unsafe systems.
Abrasive Wheels Training Regulations and Guidance
- Safety in the use of abrasive wheels
Revised in line with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98)
Guidance subsequent to the repeal of abrasive wheels regulations (encompassing relevant PUWER 1998 issues and any conflicts with draft European standards). In addition to looking at essential training needs, the guide also focuses on details such as: wheel characteristics; safety in grinding machine operations; wheel mounting procedures and issues; guards; extra considerations for portable or hand-held grinders; and protective equipment requirements.
HS(G)17 – Safety in the use of Abrasive wheels
This guidance is issued by the Health and Safety Executive. It was last revised in 1992. This latest revision is part of a major review of guidance by the Health and Safety Executive and follows the introduction of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992 as amended and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
Following the guidance is not compulsory and you are free to take other action. But if you do follow the guidance you will normally be doing enough to comply with the law.
Health and Safety inspectors seek to ensure compliance with the law and may refer to this guidance as illustrating good practice.
The Health and Safety Executive would like to acknowledge the help of Geoff Wheway, the British Abrasives Federation and TASSIA – Training and Safety Specialists in Abrasives in the preparation of this revised guidance
This safety code can be downloaded free of charge or purchased from the HSE Website Safety in the use of Abrasive Wheels
We can train your candidates either at our Training Centres in the East Midlands close to Derby, Leicester and Nottingham or our Training Facilities in the West Midlands, Leeds, Newcastle upon Tyne and County Durham.
Alternatively, on your site anywhere in the UK as long as the site meets the criteria.
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