Abrasive Wheels

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Awareness training

Course Suitable For:                                                                                                                                     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.

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 Practices/ 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 practices

Examination (Theory-Based) Oral or Written 25%


Abrasive Wheels

I found Seamus very knowledgeable as he has years of experience with Abrasive Wheels. 3/2/23

Great doing a course with someone with this level of experience, as there is no waffle and you sit up, listen and learn.  Great Trainer, Seamus. 3/2/23

Very well done and won't hesitate to attend this Tutor again. 31/1/23

Learned a lot of interesting and new information about grinding and cutting wheels. 31/1/23 

Seamus had a very good knowledge of the course and experience in the way people work, this was very good.  24/1/23

Course was very well delivered and interesting throughout. 23/1/23

Very interesting from start to finish.  Encouraged involvement, Trainer was very understandable and friendly.  Would highly recommend this course to raise awareness of safety. 9/8/22

Fantastic Teacher. Great to learn from someone with his level of experience.  Insightful and knowledgeable.  9/8/22

Very patient, gave time explaining and answering. Had experience from his own work/career.15/7/22

Course was very informative and should be mandatory to all working in construction. Highly recommend. 15/7/22

Very good Instructor, made everything clear and easy to understand. 15/2/22

Seamus was very knowledgeable and obviously very experienced. I learned a lot and had a very positive experience as did others in the course. 15/2/22


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