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Abrasive Wheels Awareness


Abrasive wheel training is aimed at anyone who uses or works near someone using abrasive wheels to understand the responsibilities in the workplace. This is a classroom course and can be taught at one of our instructor's centres or we can arrange onsite courses at your workplace.  

to comply with the Provision and use of Work Equipment 1998 (PUWER) that all staff who use abrasive wheels receive abrasive wheels training in the safe use of the tools and changing of wheels.  The course also helps managers understand their duties under the regulations.

The General Product Safety Regulations (2005) and new codes of practice have extended the requirements for training to cover abrasive wheel equipment used in the consumer market and include those manufacturing, specifying, selling, purchasing, supervising and using abrasive wheel equipment.

The course covers the following regulations:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 etc
  • Provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998
  • Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1992
  • Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999
  • Contracting
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Retailers
  • Supervisors
  • Builders
  • Mechanics 
  • ProTrainings Health and Safety Awareness level 1 & 2 student manual V7.0
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE guide to safety signs in the workplace
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to use the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet