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Abrasive Wheels Abrasive Wheels, fitted to powered saws, are used in the construction industry to cut or shape bricks, blocks, lintels, reinforcing steel and just about any other hard material used in the industry. Course Information Definition The definition of an Abrasive Wheel. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998 A description of PUWER 1998. Hazards A look at the hazards when using Abrasive Wheels. Mounting The correct way of mounting an Abrasive Wheel. Guards The correct use of guards. In Use Explaining- pre-start checks; correct starting procedures; correct fuel/electric supply; cutting operations; selecting the correct wheel for the task; checking wheel is free from damage; wheel is correctly fitted; run at correct speed; correct stopping procedures; post-stop checks and reporting procedures. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Explaining and selecting the correct PPE. Powered By Petrol or electricity Blades Different types and sized blades. Cutting operations The correct procedures for cutting. Outcome of Course An understanding of: All relevant Legislation and Codes of Practice. The correct mounting of abrasive wheels/cutting off discs and safe use of all powered saws within the construction industry.

Abrasive Wheels Abrasive Wheels, fitted to powered saws, are used in the construction industry to cut or shape bricks, blocks, lintels, reinforcing steel and just about any other hard material used in the industry. Course Information Definition The definition of an Abrasive Wheel. Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998 A description of PUWER 1998. Hazards A look at the...

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