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Abrasive Wheel Safety (1 day)

Where - Wakefield, Wakefield venue Start date - 18 May 2018 Available places - 6 persons

INTRODUCTION: This course is intended for persons involved in the use, inspection or mounting of abrasive wheels and is designed to provide training as required under The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998. AIMS: To provide candidates with a comprehensive understanding of requirements of the relevant regulations and to ensure they can safely and efficiently work with abrasive wheels CONTENT: * Relevant Regulations including: - PUWER 1998 - Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 - PPE Regulations 2002 - COSHH Regulations 2002 - Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 * The importance of the regulations to users and supervisors * Hazards and safety precautions with abrasive wheels * Characteristics of abrasive wheels. * Abrasive wheel operating speeds. * Handling, storage and examination of abrasive wheels * Understanding grinding machinery. * Precautions when using grinding equipment * Mounting of abrasive wheels * Dressing an abrasive wheel * Balancing abrasive wheels (optional) * Abrasive wheel guidance notes. DURATION: 1 Day


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  • Price (per person) 125
  • 18 May 2018
  • General Safety
  • Start: 08.30
  • Wakefield, Wakefield
  • 6

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Wakefield Skillcentre Ltd is an industrial skills training specialist providing training & assessment for clients across a range of market sectors. Our programmes are available as scheduled open courses at our training centre providing a cost-effective solution to clients only able to release trainees as individuals or in small groups. Alternatively, we are happy to provide customer specific training programmes at our training centre or at client premises throughout the UK. Our training & assessment approvals include City & Guilds, RTITB, IOSH, NEBOSH, BPEC, CITB/CSkills, UK Certification & GAS SAFE. Our operating systems & procedures are accredited in accordance with the BS EN ISO 9001:2008 quality assurance standard

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Wakefield Skillcentre Ltd

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Wakefield
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