Under the Safety in Industry (Abrasive Wheels) Regulations 1982, all persons who mount, operate or select abrasive wheels are required undergo training.
Approx 3 – 4hrs
Number of students
To train people in the skills and knowledge required to enable candidates to select and mount abrasive wheels safely in accordance with the regulations
- Proper methods relating to the mounting of abrasive wheels
- Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels and precautions which should be observed
- Methods of marking abrasive wheels as to type and speed
- Methods of storing, handling and transporting abrasive wheels
- Methods of inspecting and testing abrasive wheels to check for damage
- The functions of all components used with abrasive wheels, including flanges, washers, bushes and nuts used in mounting, and knowledge of the correct and incorrect methods of assembling all components and of correct balancing of abrasive wheels
- The proper method of dressing an abrasive wheel
- The adjustment of the rest of an abrasive wheel
- The requirements of these Regulations
- The use of advisory literature relating to the mounting of abrasive wheels
- Practical session where the class are required to mount an abrasive wheel.