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Abrasive Wheel Training

The abrasive wheel training gives you the knowledge so you can use abrasive wheels and their associated equipment safely.

This course is available to complete in the classroom and online

On completion of the abrasive wheel training you should be able to use abrasive wheels and their associated equipment safely and, in the event of a wheel breakage, use precautions that will protect you and others from injury.

The online course takes approximately 70 mins to complete and you can be fully certified by the end of the day. If you would like to purchase the online abrasive wheel training for €50.00, please click on the icon below.

The abrasive wheel training will cover the principles, processes and activities required by the legislation to remove or reduce risks relating to an abrasive wheel machine in the workplace, including:

  • Health & Safety (concerning the use of abrasive wheels in the workplace)
  • The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (general application) Regulations 2007 to 2016
  • Construction Regulations 2013
  • Types of Blade covered
  • 41 Flat cutting
  • 42 Depressed centre cutting
  • 27 Depressed centre grinding
  • Bench Grinding
  • Explain what an Abrasive wheel is
  • How it is manufactured
  • How it works
  • The various applications
  • Importance of label information
  • Handling, transportation and storage
  • Inspection
  • Demonstrate correct mounting procedure (practical demonstration)
  • How to re-dress a bench grinding wheel
  • Delegates fit various types of blades
  • Examples of incorrect use
  • Examples of correct use
  • Question and answer session
  • Test Paper

 

On completion of this Abrasive Wheel Training course you should be able to use abrasive wheels and their associated equipment safely and, in the event of a wheel breakage, the precautions that you will take affords you and others in the proximity of your work, protection from injury

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At the end of this abrasive wheel training course, you should be able to;

  • Outline safety regulations and legislation relating to the use of abrasive wheels
  • List different types of abrasive wheels
  • List different types of equipment that use abrasive wheels
  • Describe the functions of abrasive wheels and the associated components
  • State the methods for selecting, marking, storing, handling and transporting abrasive wheels
  • Carry out inspection and testing checks on abrasive wheels
  • Inspecting and checking Abrasive Wheel equipment
  • Mount a wheel correctly and conduct pre-use checks
  • Select the appropriate PPE
  • Prepare the work area
  • Use abrasive wheels correctly
  • Identify accidents associated with the use of abrasive wheels
  • List the hazards related to the use of abrasive wheels
  • Identify the precautions to be taken to prevent accidents when using abrasive wheels, in particular injury resulting from wheel breakage, contact with a running wheel, contact with debris, noise, vibration, electricity, dust, fumes and fire.
  • Follow manufacturer’s guidance when using abrasive wheels and their associated equipment.

 

 Irish Abrasive Wheel Legislation

The Irish legislation covering Abrasive Wheel in the workplace is within the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 to 2016. This legislation, referred to as concerning the use of abrasive wheels in the workplace 2007 to 2016, outlines the duties of the employer including the requirement to avoid using abrasive wheels where possible, to carry out risk assessments and to reduce the risk of abrasive wheel injuries to employees by implementing appropriate controls.

If you like to know more about the abrasive wheel training course please contact us at (046) 924 5658

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