Abrasive Wheels Training

Our Abrasive Wheel Training Course is available online, the course takeas approximatley 70 mins to completed and you can be fully certified by the end of the day.

If you would like to purchase the online abrasive wheel course for €50.00, please click on the icon below:

Online Manual Handling Course




Course is designed to help understand safe should have an understanding of the current relevant abrasive wheels legislation and be able to demonstrate the user's ability to fit an abrasive wheel and use the equipment safely.

The user should will know the principles and implement the processes and activities required by the legislation to remove or reduce risks relating to an abrasive wheel machine in the workplace.

Abrasive Wheels Training Course outline
• Introduction to Abasive Wheels
• 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


Irish Abrsaive 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 work place 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.


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