Developing people. Delivering performance.
MGTS is employer-led and membership- based. We aim to be a National Centre of Excellence for Education, Training, Development and Assessment, supporting both young people and adults in the development of competences associated with engineering. We provide training and education to industry workforce in skills and knowledge associated with operation, maintenance and management of world class manufacturing, production and machinery reliant operational facilities.
Health and Safety
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:
All employees who are required to change Abrasive Wheels on various types of grinding equipment
The course is designed to give up-to-date statutory information on the latest legislation - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 as applied to Abrasive Wheels
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that information and training of workers in the correct handling and mounting of abrasive is necessary to reduce the risk of bursting.
On completion of the programme, participants will:
Have an understanding of the applicable PUWER Regulations
Be able to apply safe methods of mounting and working with abrasive wheels in general.
THE PROGRAMME WILL COVER:
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
Handling, Storing and Transportation of Abrasive Wheels
Marking, Testing, Inspection and Balancing of Abrasive Wheels
Correct Mounting of Abrasive Wheels
Dressing and Adjustment of Rests
Hazards Connected with Abrasive Wheels
Personal Protective Equipment Regulations
The Employer’s Duties
The Employee’s Duties
DVD - “Safe and Effective Grinding”
Companies should check that their employees also receive instruction in all the particular wheels used in their workplace
A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to delegates who satisfactorily complete the course.