Abrasive Wheels

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Awareness training

Course Suitable For:                                                                                                                                                           Abrasive wheels

People wanting to mount and operate abrasive wheel equipment safely in compliance with statutory requirements.

Course Award:

O'Dwyer Safety Services Ltd Certificate

Course Duration:

2.5 Hours- Every second Tuesday

Course Participants:

Maximum: 10 Participants 

Course Locations:

Courses can be delivered onsite at your company or we can organize a suitable venue close to your location.

Venue Requirements:

Room suitable to seat people comfortably (with tables /desks if possible) and suitable area for demonstrations.

White wall or projector screen

Course Objectives:

At the end of the training course participants should be able to:

  • Identify different types of Abrasive Wheel
  • Identify Types, Markings, Operating Speeds used in correct selection of Abrasive wheels
  • Explain the Hazards and Risks associated with abrasive wheels
  • Explain correct Storage and Handling Methods
  • Demonstrate Inspection and Testing methods and techniques
  •  Identify Components used in mounting Abrasive wheels
  •  Demonstrate correct Assembly, Balance and Fit methods
  •  Explain Dressing / Maintenance requirements
  • Select suitable PPE
  • Demonstrate Safe Working Practises/ Techniques


Summary Skills Demonstration 75%

In skills demonstrations, candidates will be observed carrying out the following practical tasks:

An observation check sheet will be used to identify the expected skills and activities

  • Correct wheel selection
  • Inspection and Pre checks
  • Mounting techniques
  • Guarding
  • Test runs
  • Safe work practises

Examination (Theory-Based) Oral or Written 25%