Abrasive Wheels Awareness

This awareness course provides an overview of the types of abrasive wheels and their uses, identifies the hazards, risks and control measures required when working with abrasive wheels, and outlines storing, handling and inspection requirements for abrasive wheels.

At the end of the course, you should be able to:
  • Describe what abrasive wheels are
  • Identify the key pieces of legislation and guidance related to the use of abrasive wheels
  • Identify the common types of abrasive wheel
  • Identify the characteristics of abrasive wheels and the requirements for markings
  • Identify the common hazards associated with abrasive wheels
  • Recognise the importance of selecting, handling and mounting abrasive wheels correctly
  • Describe the control measures that should be in place to reduce the risk of
  • injury when working with abrasive wheels

  • Definitions
  • Uses of abrasive wheels
  • Legislation, guidance and best practice
  • Types of abrasive wheel
  • Characteristics of abrasive wheels
  • Markings
  • Hazards
  • Wheel selection factors
  • Examinations
  • Mounting requirements
  • Speed control
  • Dressing
  • Guards and stopping devices
  • PPE
  • Storage and handling
*The price is excluding applicable VAT. Please note that mandatory catering, i.e., lunch, snacks, hot and cold beverages, is now INCLUDED in the course price.