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Accredited Abrasive Wheel Course & Handling Abrasive Wheeled Equipment

Tutors: Ireland T&T Limited

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Duration: 1 day

Venue: Dublin

Cost: €100

Course Profile:

This is a full-day course with the morning part covering the Safe Selection, Fitting and Mounting of Abrasive Wheels and the afternoon will cover hands on safe use of Abrasive Wheeled Equipment.

This course designed to provide the course participants with the appropriate knowledge of the hazards and dangers of working with Abrasive Wheels. It provides the participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable the operative to use the abrasive wheel safely. It also provides an understanding of abrasive wheels instructing delegates in all aspects of the correct mounting, setting and use of abrasive wheels. 

  • Safety In Industry (Abrasive Wheels) Regulations, 1982
  • Identify the hazards of working with Abrasive Wheels.
  • Evaluate the causes of abrasive wheel accidents
  • Define the method of selecting the correct wheel for the job
  • Inspection and testing of the abrasive wheel.
  • Guarding of the grinding and cutting operations.
  • Dressing and truing the wheel.
  • Functions of the components, flanges, blotters etc.
  • Assembling and balancing components
  • Operating Abrasive Wheeled Equipment

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at Modelmakers, Props Makers and Construction crew that use Abrasive Wheels.  The course will cover both the Accredited Abrasive Wheels Training course and handling and operating Abrasive Wheeled equipment.

This abrasive wheels training course is legally required for all those who are involved in the purchase & selection, storage & handling, mounting, dressing and use of abrasive wheels. This includes either fixed (e.g. Bench grinders or polishers) or portable (e.g. angle grinders) abrasive wheels.

The Safety in Industry Act, Schedule No. 30 (Abrasive Wheels) 1982 places an obligation on all employers where Abrasive Wheels are in use, to ensure that only trained, competent and appointed personnel mount the appropriate wheels in the machines. This legislation deemed necessary due to the serious injuries and fatalities resulting from the use of machines that were subjected to inappropriate use or incorrect mounting procedures.

The course is limited to 12 participants.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online with an up to date CV by 12pm on Friday 1 November 2019.

For further information, please email fran.keaveney@screenskillsireland.ie.

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