A non-accredited awareness course outlining safe principles and uses of angle grinders.

Grinders cause more injuries than any other power tool, this course ensures employees use and maintain grinders correctly.

COURSE CONTENT

This training module has a theory component delivered in the training room and a practical component delivered in the workshop utilising tasks that your employees undertake as a part of their duties.

THEORY

- Each participant receives a handbook containing the contents of the session

- An outline of general safety precautions that should be undertaken

- Detailed explanation of angle grinder principles

- A group discussion of past accidents and how they could have been prevented

- Detailed explanation of the regulatory inspection and maintenance requirements

 

PRACTICAL

- As a group, a practical assessment of angle grinders that are used on your site, which includes hazard identification and control

 

OBJECTIVES

- To identify the level of competence of each person operating angle grinders

- To remove complacency, apathy, and concern in relation to the inherent risks associated with this process

- To achieve an awareness and respect for the potential for this task to cause serious injuries to all involved

 

OUTCOMES

- To identify unsafe work practices

- To identify and assess hazardous work practices

- To use the correct equipment for the process involved

- Observe all regulatory requirements

- To report all incidents and faults to the designated person