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Abrasive Wheels Awareness (Refresher)

The aim of this course is to provide staff with sufficient knowledge to use and maintain abrasive wheel equipment safely, covering:

  • Health and safety legislation overview

  • Hazards and risk control measures associated with Abrasive Wheels

  • PPE

  • Types of abrasive wheel machines and their safe use

  • Resin & vitrified bonded abrasive wheel selection, marking, identification and inspection

  • Correct use, setting, adjustment and inspection of flanges, guards and accessories

  • Pre-use machine safety checks

  • How to mount of abrasive wheels on various equipment including hand angle grinder, saws and bench grinders

  • Set up and safe working of applying an Abrasive Wheel to a grinder

  • Practical safe set up (no live cutting or grinding)


Course Code


Cost per person

Max Participants

½ day



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