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It is a requirement under the 1998 Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations that persons who's duties include the mounting of Abrasive Wheels are suitably trained to undertake this duty. Course Content Hazards Arising from the Use of Abrasive Wheels Methods of Marking Methods of Storing, Handling and Transportation Methods of Inspection and Testing The Functions of all Components e.g. Flanges, Blotters, Bushes, etc. Correct Method of Dressing Wheels. Adjustments of Rests. Correct Use of Personal Protective Equipment. A Knowledge of the Abrasive Wheel Regulations. A Knowledge of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. Abrasive Wheel Basic Construction. Safety Precautions to be used when Mounting Wheels. Examining Flanges and Blotters. Wheel Examination. Types of Abrasive. Speeds of Spindles and Wheels. Use of Safety Guards. Examination of Safety Guards. Correct Adjustment of Rests. Wheel Balancing. Approved advisory literature is supplied in the form of a comprehensive course handout. A written multi-choice question paper is also include. Successful trainees are awarded a certificate of training which is recognised by the Factory Inspectorate as proof that formal training has been carried out.

It is a requirement under the 1998 Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations that persons who's duties include the mounting of Abrasive Wheels are suitably trained to undertake this duty. Course Content Hazards Arising from the Use of Abrasive Wheels Methods of Marking Methods of Storing, Handling and Transportation Methods of Inspection and Testing The Functions of all Components e.g....

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