All employers and persons using abrasive wheel must ensure the equipment is suitable for the job, is clearly marked with the maximum permissible speed, is correctly mounted and operators are trained, competent and wearing the correct PPE.
Under the current legislation an employer must not allow any person to operate the wheel unless they are trained and competent to mount the wheel.
This is the online part of a blended training program.
Students must complete a practical session in order to get certified.
Any person who operates:
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
At the end of each module, you will take part in an assessment process which consists of 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%.
The answers for this assessment are marked automatically so you will know instantly if you have passed or not. If you don’t pass, then don’t worry, as you can take the course as many times as possible with no extra charge.
Employers should actively monitor safety performance of staff and take corrective actions where required.