NPORS Abrasive Wheels (25-Oct-17) [PRIVATE]

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Date(s) - 25/10/2017
8:45 am - 4:15 pm

Crown Estate (Estate Office)


Abrasive Wheels: Introduction

Inexperience or carelessness in the use of abrasive wheels can be dangerous and serious accidents can and do occur (see HSE website at This course provides attendees with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in the safe mounting and selection of abrasive wheels and cutting discs.


On successful completion of the Abrasive Wheels training course, the candidate will be able to:
  • Select and mount safely the correct type of disc or wheel for the task to be carried out.
  • Fully understand their relevant plant equipment and abrasive wheels duties and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Abrasive Wheels Training Course Content:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996
  • COSSH Regulations 2002
  • PPE Regulations1992
  • PUWER 1998
  • Safety in the use of Abrasive Wheels HS(G)17
  • Manual Handling Regulations 1992
  • Types and functions of abrasive wheel equipment and cutting discs
  • The selection, testing, mounting and storage of abrasive wheels and cutting off discs
  • The care, maintenance, transport and handling of abrasive wheels and cutting off discs


Bookings are closed for this event.