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Abrasive Wheels – ‘Cut-off Saws’ and ‘Grinders’ (Portable Tools)

INTRODUCTION

The use of abrasive wheels, particularly “cut-off” saw’s and grinding tools are common to all construction sites and civil engineering.

This course of training will enable users to inspect and safely handle this type of abrasive wheel, ensuring that they can select and change the cutting or grinding disc and select the appropriate personal protective equipment to reduce the risk of personal injury

COURSE CONTENT

  • Legislation
  • Accident statistics
  • Types of discs and marking system
  • Inspecting for damage
  • Machine inspection and function of all components
  • Selecting the correct disc and fitting requirements
  • Personal Protective Equipment and selection criteria
  • Safe use of the machine

PARTICIPANTS

Maximum 10 delegates per course.

All users of portable cutting and grinding tools who are required to select and change abrasive wheels

DURATION

0.5 Day (3½ hours)

GRANT

Construction companies who are ‘in-scope’ to the ConstructionSkills may be able to claim a training grant.


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