This course is designed to help the individual understand their responsibilities within the workplace and is aimed at persons working with Abrasive Wheels. It is a legal requirement under The Provision and use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use abrasive wheels receives abrasive wheels training in the safe use of the tools and changing of wheels.
No person shall mount any abrasive wheels unless he/she:
- has been trained in accordance with the relevant Regulations
- is competent to carry out that duty
- has been appointed by the employer and entered in the
Company’s Abrasive Wheels Register the legal implications of these important Regulations are significant. The course is designed to cover the statutory requirements which are mandatory for both employer and employee.
THE SCOPE IS:
To give delegates a thorough understanding of the dangers associated with the use of Abrasive Wheels and Cold cutting equipment as required by the EU Legislation relating to Work Equipment. Also the course will train delegates, so that they not only know what to do but also what not to do at the scene of an emergency. On completion of the course, attendees will be able to mount, dress, balance and identify correctly/incorrectly fitted abrasive wheels.
WHO WILL BENEFIT?
Personnel responsible for departments in which abrasive wheels are used. Persons who, in the course of their employment, carry out duties to which the Regulations refer.
- EU Work Equipment Legislation
- Truing, Dressing and Balancing of Abrasive Wheels
- Wheel Handling and Storage
- Hazards associated with Abrasive Wheels
- EU Personal Protective Equipment Legislation
- Other hazards associated with Abrasive Wheels
- Cold cutting
- Course Assessment
- Practical Session
TRAINING METHODS & equipment used:
Lectures, lap top with LCD projector, demonstrations on power point presentation, case studies, training handouts and practical exercise on the safe use of abrasive wheels, and the demonstration of changing various wheels.
All delegates after being assessed and having successfully completed the course will be awareded a CMS/SETA certificate.
COURSE PRESENTER: Mr Russell Prince