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Abrasive Wheels Safety Course 

(2-3 hours approx)

22nd March - 1pm

Mainly aimed at construction and sub-contractors, this training course is suitable for all employees, who, as part of their working duties use abrasive wheels as defined in PUWER Regulations 1998 'all people who are involved in the process of assessing the risks in their working environment'. The course also covers practical steps to reduce workplace accidents and encourage workers to adopt a culture that results in a safer workplace. The aim of the training is to enable delegates to work safely, to provide an understanding of current legislation and promote awareness of the dangers and hazards. The course will enable staff to ensure that safety issues are managed efficiently, protecting themselves and the workforce, other people and the general environment, and will ensure that legal compliance is achieved.

Course Content

• Overview of health and safety legislation • PUWER 1998 • Hazards, Risks & Risk Control Measures • Accident causation and prevention • Personal Protective Equipment • Types of machines and Abrasive Wheels • Basic Manual Handling of equipment, • Environment to be used/not used • Noise • Safety checks prior to use • Means of reporting • Course assessment. Course can include candidates bringing thier own machine in for practical element. 

Cost  £55.00 + vat

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