EUSR Abrasive Wheel – half day

EUSR Abrasive Wheel – half day

In line with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 1998) for safety in the use of abrasive wheels

£75 + VAT pp & EUSR Card Fees

Who is this course for?

Our EUSR Abrasive Wheels course combines classroom based theory with practical application and assessment. Some of the areas that are covered include the operation of petrol cut off saws and other hand held/portable machines, bench or pedestal grinding machines.

Please note this course contains 1 hour of practical.


This course is designed to meet the requirements for training in line with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 1998) for safety in the use of abrasive wheels.

Learning Outcomes

To enable delegates to understand and effectively comply with the relevant legislation and regulations associated with abrasive wheels. They will be trained to understand how to safely select, mount and use abrasive wheels in addition to using hand held abrasive wheel tools and cut off saws including diamond disc changing and use.

Delivery Method

A combination of classroom based activity, syndicate working and presentation/demonstrations. This can be supported by outside practical tool operator instruction and use if required.

Assessment and Certification

Continual assessment process with final written question paper and practical assessment leading to EUSR certification of achievement.


3-4 hours with outside practical tool operator instruction.

Course Content

  • Hazards arising from the use of abrasive wheels
  • Marking of Abrasive Wheels
  • Storage, handling, transporting, inspecting and testing of abrasive wheels
  • The function of all Main Components (Flanges, Washers, Brushes and Nuts)
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Pre-start Checks: (Electrical Powered)
  • Pre-start Checks: (Petrol Driven)
  • Inspection Wheels/Discs before use: Cracks, Damage, Blotters, Speed, Size and Correct Type for the job
  • Correctly change a suitable abrasive wheel

Alpha Training gave precise, well executed training throughout the day and the instructor was very knowledgeable and gave real life accounts. In understanding our business the instructor gave clear situations and scenarios that we may encounter. I personally would highly recommend Alpha Training to any company wishing to protect their work force by giving excellent training. The training received was the best hands on, practical Health & Safety training I have received in my 10 years of working career. Thank you.

Andrew Brett – Amey

Alpha never fail to deliver professional, high quality and cost effective safety training – this is why they are my number one choice in safety training providers.

Dan Williams – Network Rail

Alpha Training Safety Solutions have supported Morrison Utility Services in training and developing our people in the key skills required for the utility industry. They have provided us with an excellent service combined with a quality assured training delivery to support our employees. Morrison Utility Services invests heavily in training to ensure it employs highly skilled and competent people and Alpha has been a contributing factor to provide specific, relevant training and development.

Morrison Utility Services

Alpha Training Safety Solutions Limited have been working with Southern Water for about 10 years and have always supplied us with a very high standard of training and customer service. Alpha currently supply SWS with a number of training activities covering our locations in Hampshire, Sussex, Kent and the Isle of Wight. They have a team of highly qualified trainers who always deliver the content in a very professional manner.  I have full confidence in recommending Alpha to other companies who require quality training.

T R Batt – Southern Water

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