Abrasive wheels

Safe Use of Abrasive Wheels Training (On Site)

The Law:
It is a legal requirement under The Provision and use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use abrasive wheels receive adequate training in the safe use and changing of abrasive wheels.

Course Aim:
The aim of the course is to provide suitable training so that your company complies with the Health & Safety at Work Act and The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

  • Course content: Provides a brief outline of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
  • Safety in the use of abrasive wheels HSG17.
  • Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1998.
  • The correct use of PPE.
  • Hazards arising from use of abrasive wheels.
  • Methods of identifying  abrasive wheels.
  • Methods of storing, handling & transporting of abrasive wheels.
  • Assessment in the safe mounting of the wheel / disc and use of the machine
  • Electric and Petrol Machines.
  • Safe use of the machines and equipment.
  • Question papers.

By the end of the program delegates will:

  • Be aware of legislation relating to the use of Abrasive Wheels
  • Be able to carry out routine maintenance checks
  • Understand and be able to safely operate an abrasive wheel on site
  • Be able to change and identify abrasive wheel correctly
  • Be aware of the actions to take in order to ensure that defects and hazards are reported
  • Be aware of the correct PPE to be used

Who should attend?

Our abrasive wheel training courses are suitable for all operators, managers and supervisors, who as part of their working duties select, mount, specify or use abrasive wheels as defined in PUWER Regulations 1998.

The aim of the Abrasive wheels training course is to enable candidates to work safely, to provide an understanding of current legislation and promote awareness of the dangers and hazards of abrasive wheels, and to offer practical steps to reduce workplace accidents and encourage workers to adopt a culture that results in a safer workplace.


Course duration:

½ Day


All trainees will be provided with a "Certificate of Attendance" on successful completion of the course.
Maximum Delegates: