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Abrasive Wheels


  • 2h - 1 Year
  • 2 students have purchased
  • Express
Dorset Health and Safety Limited
Weymouth, UK DT4 9LE See in Google maps
Dorset Health and Safety Limited are an established training company, we deliver training services (including training venue hire) throughout the south of England and beyond. We are a MOD Enhanced Learning Credits provider (Provider No: 8616). We offer exceptional learning solutions across a range of sectors, designed to engage learners at an organisational, team or individual level. We support learners at every stage of the training cycle and employ our expertise to identify and implement the solutions that will help you transform the skills, knowledge and behaviours within your organisation or as part of your personal and/or professional development. Learning with us guarantees you a high quality service, whatever your requirements. We are renowned for our friendly, helpful, cost-effective and practical training services; ensuring that our clients receive up-to-date and relevant information throughout the duration of their course and beyond. Our team of tutors/trainers and assessors are health and safety professionals with a diverse expertise base. The company has gained a number of clients from a variety of industries, not limited to: health care, leisure, catering, manufacturing, engineering, construction, transport, property management, Dorset Police and the Ministry of Defence to name but a few. By booking you course with us, you now that you'll be in safe hands.


  • Affordable
  • Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
  • Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.


This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing. Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use. For this reason, it’s important that you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery. This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more.

  • Introduction
  • Types of abrasive wheels
  • Safety issues
  • The Anatomy of Abrasive Wheels
  • Choosing the right abrasive wheel
  • The anatomy of an abrasive wheel
  • Properties and performance
  • The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels
  • The importance of selecting the right wheel
  • Hazards in the use of abrasive wheels
  • Abrasive Wheel Safety
  • The Regulations
  • PPE
  • Safe Speeds
  • Wheel speeds
  • Maximum safe speeds
  • Other Wheel Markings
  • The label
  • The markings and abrasive wheels
  • Storage and Handling
  • Proper storage and handling
  • Checking and Testing
  • Testing
  • Checking
  • Training and Certification
  • Training
  • Balancing and dressing wheels
  • Inspections
  • Frequency of inspections
  • Abrasive wheels lifespans
  • Course Summary
  • Questions (70% pass mark)


Thanks to this offer, valid exclusively for one person, you will obtain an Abrasive Wheels Online Course.

How to register

By buying the course in Emagister Express, you will obtain an access coupon. We will send you the codes and keys to the coupon. Send the coupon code and the key to info@dorsethealthandsafety.com. The training provider will then give you access to the course.

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