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Abrasive Wheels Safety Certificate at L.I.T.S. Ltd

Course description

Abrasive wheels safety is now covered by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations that places the responsibility upon employers to ensure that all persons who mount, dress or change abrasive wheels receive proper training. Who is the course aimed at? This course is suitable for anyone who works with abrasive wheels but is essential for anyone involved in the checking, dressing or replacement of wheels. No prior knowledge is assumed. Course Presentation The course is designed to provide participants with the sound practical skills they need in the workplace together with a thorough understanding of the relevant regulative requirements. Informative reference documentation is provided. Course Objectives On completion of the course participants will have a thorough understanding of: the hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels and precautions which should be observed; the Abrasive Wheels Regulations and HSE advisory literature; methods of marking abrasive wheels as to type and speed; correct storing, handling and transportation of abrasive wheels; proper methods of inspecting and testing abrasive wheels; how to determine when wheels need replacing; the components used with abrasive wheels and their correct assembly; the correct balancing of abrasive wheels; the proper methods of dressing wheels; the correct adjustment of rests.

Entry requirements

No specific requirements

Further information

For anyone required to perform grinding operations

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact L.I.T.S. Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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