Abrasive Wheels

The Abrasive Wheels course is aimed at people required to mount abrasive wheels an do so safely.

Course Content:

  • The need for legislation
  • The regulations/schedule
  • Definition of abrasive wheels
  • Injuries
  • Causes of breakages
  • Types of wheels
  • Speeds of wheels
  • Speeds of spindles
  • Mounting of abrasive wheels
  • Guards
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Dressing of the abrasive wheel
  • Practical Task


At the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Relate to Health & Safety legislation
  • Handle and store abrasive wheels correctly
  • Check and inspect abrasive wheels for damage
  • Mount a portable abrasive wheel
  • Apply knowledge gained to workshop/place tasks