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Abrasive Wheels Training – HS13

Abrasive wheels training is designed for managers, supervisors and users of abrasive wheels, including angle grinders with grinding or cutting wheels, cut off saws and bench top cut-off saws.

“Understanding the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest was most helpful.  It has instilled confidence in me to carry out effective First Aid.  Very good facilities, hard working staff, excellent training.”

Deborah Butler
South Glos Council

Why do our customers choose us?

Acorn Health and Safety Construction Building Management and Trades ItemsOur courses are delivered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic consultants and trainers all of whom considerable, hands on practical experience which is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.

Teaching 18,000 delegates a year Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams we are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.

How do we approach abrasive wheels training?

Accidents involving abrasive wheels are more common than many people realise and nearly half of them are the result of operator error or unsafe systems of work.  Our course contains the following:

  • Introduction to abrasive wheels training
  • Regulations and the legal responsibilities of both the employer and employee
  • How to reduce the risk of hand, arm vibration
  • Conducting a risk assessment
  • Maintenance and correct and safe storage of equipment
  • Safe operation of equipment
  • Personal safety and available personal protective equipment
  • Practical session using available equipment

This course is of 3 hours (half day) duration.

What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a printed courses certificate and photo ID card.

Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

The ‘abrasive wheels’ course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aid, fire safety, food safety, manual handling, healthcare training and health and safety.

We can provide a wide variety of accredited or tailor-made courses, these can be ‘in-house’ or ‘open’ programmes.

Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation.  These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.

We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.

For other courses, relevant to your industry or sector please see our industry information page, alternatively we have found that people attending this course also attend:

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Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.

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