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Around half of all accidents involving abrasive wheels are due to unsafe working practices and operator error. If you work with abrasive wheels then following strict health and safety practices is paramount in order to protect both yourself and others from harm.


This Abrasive Wheels course will provide you with an introduction to working safely with abrasive wheels so that you can easily identify the hazards, understand the risks and know which control measures are needed to prevent injury and ill-health.


This courses includes:

  • Understanding what an abrasive wheel is.
  • Identifying the risks associated with using abrasive wheels.
  • The law and who is responsible.
  • Safety measures including PPE, training, guards, rests & hot work permits.
  • Types of abrasive wheel.
  • Wheel selection.
  • Setting up and mounting the wheel – ring test, how to mount, flanges and blotters.
  • Pre-use safety checks – speed, power and the use of grinding fluid.
  • Abrasive wheel maintenance - truing, dressing, balancing, handling and storage.

Abrasive Wheels Awareness Training

SKU: ELV-5150-008
Sales Tax Included
  • eLearning Course Certificate

    - Upon successfully completing this training course, you'll recieve a PDF certificate of completion that you can download and print for your records.


    Industry Best Practice shared by Industry Experts.

    - A programme built around the IMI's newly launched National Occupational Standards.

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