ASL Safety & Training

Course Outlines -

Course Outlines -

Abrasive Wheels Course

Who should attend:

All employees who have to operate equipment fitted with abrasive wheels. It also provides participants with the expertise required to mount an abrasive wheel.

Duration: Half day

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.

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 recognize damaged wheels
  • Be able to mount an abrasive wheel
  • Understand the hazards and risks when using abrasive wheels
  • 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 wheels

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.
Assessment-Assessment is by a theory and practical test.

ASL  Safety Abrasive Wheels Certificate is awarded to participants on successful completion of course.
Refresher Training & Certification Validity Period
Refresher Training is recommended at intervals not greater than 2 years.