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PUWER 1998 and Abrasive Wheels


The course is designed to advise on the precautions which should be taken for the prevention of accidents and correct use of abrasive wheels in the workplace.

The couse will enable companies to meet statory requirements for the safe use and mounting of abrasive wheels which, is in accordance with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regualtions 1998 (PUWER 1998)

Duration: Full Day


Designed for:
Anyone involved working with Abrasive wheels.


Course Content:

  • Detailed examination of and discussion of the regulations
  • Abrasive wheel characteristics
  • The Bristish standard system of wheel marking
  • Examination and test of abrasive wheels
  • Correct storage of abrasive wheels
  • Correct wheel selection
  • Correct handling and transportation of abrasive wheels
  • Correct speeds for abrasive wheels
  • Correct speeds of spindles
  • Correct Mounting of abrasive wheels
  • Correct truing and dressing of abrasive wheels
  • Appropriate work rest settings and abrasive wheel guarding
  • Inappropraite use of abrasive wheels
  • Personnel protection equipment in the use of abrasive wheels
  • General precautions to be taken by the user
  • End of course Q+A session