Training dates. 25th October & 8th November from 6 to 8 pm Available on other dates for groups.
Location. Midleton, Co Cork.
Cost. €70 (Group rates available)
Book a place. 087-6792295
Abrasive Wheel Training Course.
All First aid offer operator training which is required under legislation.
This abrasive wheels training course is legally required for all those who are involved in the purchase & selection, storage & handling, mounting, dressing and use of abrasive wheels. This includes either fixed (e.g. Bench grinders or polishers) or portable (e.g. angle grinders) abrasive wheels.
This course is designed to instruct employees in the theory and practice of safe use of Abrasive Wheels to comply with the “Abrasive Wheels Regulations 1982” (SI 30 / 1982).
Abrasive Wheels Training Course Objectives
On completion of this training participants will be able to:-
Safely store and identify abrasive wheels
Be able to select the appropriate wheel use
Be able to inspect and recognise damaged wheels
Be able to mount an abrasive wheel
Understand the hazards and risks when using abrasive wheels
Abrasive Wheels Training Course Content
Abrasive wheels regulations
Identifying the hazards working with abrasive wheels
Selecting the correct wheel for the job
Inspection & testing of abrasive wheels
Guarding of grinding and cutting operations
Dressing and truing of abrasive wheels
Functions of components, flanges, blotters etc
Differences between grinding and cutting operations
Safe mounting of the abrasive wheel
The course is intended for fitters and operators who use abrasive wheels, as defined in legislation.
Assessment is by a theory and practical test.
All First Aid ‘Abrasive wheel certificate’ is awarded to participants on successful completion of course.