Abrasive Wheels Refresher and Update


The overall aim is to provide training to comply with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations in the safe mounting of abrasive wheels and discs on portable machinery

The training objectives are to ensure that at the end of the training delegates will be able to:

  • State the hazards associated with the use of abrasive wheels and the precautions necessary to overcome the stated hazards
  • With reference to BSEN 12413 and BS ISO525 (marking of abrasive wheels) identify three different abrasive wheel codes and state their meaning in relation to the nature of abrasive, grain size, hardness and bone type
  • State the approved method of storing and handling various abrasive wheels
  • Demonstrate the approved method of inspection and testing various abrasive wheels
  • Included in this course are types 41,42 and 27
  • Demonstrate, without error, the approved method of mounting an abrasive wheel on a portable machine

Operatives/Supervisors who use portable tools where changing wheels is necessary

Demonstrate competence in the use of mounting and changing wheels during end of course assessment

half day