Safe Use of Abrasive Wheels – Fixed & Portable – £99 + VAT

Safe Use of Abrasive Wheels – Fixed & Portable – £99 + VAT

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Date(s) - 17/09/2020
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Lodgemore Training Centre

Who is it for?

This training course is designed for personnel who need setup, use, change abrasive and cutting wheels/discs on fixed and portable grinding machines.

Aims and Objectives:

To provide training to ensure the correct selection, mounting, maintenance and use of abrasive and cutting wheels/discs on fixed or portable grinding machines. On completion of training course, candi-dates should have a robust understanding of the types of abrasive wheels and discs in their workplace. The techniques required to inspect maintain and replace abrasive wheels/discs.

Course Content:

• Introduction, Aim and Objectives

• Duties and responsibilities of stakeholders

• Applying MindSafety to operations

• Use of the REACTEC HAVmeter (or equivalent, as issued)

• Hazards and risks associated with grinding operations

• The working environment and local exhaust ventilation

• Personal protective equipment requirements

• Types and design of abrasive wheels

• Factors Influencing the Selection of Grinding Wheels

• Methods of Inspection, including Visual & Ring Checks

• In-service maintenance of abrasive wheels

• Wheel Selection/Mounting/Dressing/Truing/Balancing

• Storing and handling of abrasive wheels

• Calculation of wheel speeds

• Wheel/Disc mounting sequence, safe procedure

• Tool rest/guard adjustment

Safety devices, including guards estops and isolation re-quirements

• Refuelling two stroke machines (If applicable)

• Safety with electrical trailing leads

Procedures for starting the disc cutter/grinder (if applica-ble)

• Basic grinding and cutting techniques

Duration: 1 Day


Bookings are closed for this course.