Abrasive Wheel/Cutting Discs Stihl Saw

The Aim of the Course is to:

Train operators in the safe mounting and selection of Abrasive W heels and Cutting Discs.

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:

  • Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers instructions and accepted good practice.

  • Select and mount the appropriate disc for the work practice that is taking place.

  • Have an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & other current relevant legislation.

Who Should Attend The Course?

All personnel required to operate potable grinders, bench grinders, Stihl Saws etc.

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering;

  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

  • Other current relevant regulations

  • Introduction to the equipment

  • Hazards and precautions to be observed when using abrasive wheels

  • Wheel selection

  • Storage, handling & transporting of abrasive wheels

  • Examination of abrasive wheels

  • Mounting of abrasive wheels

  • Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Practical exercises

Course Duration

1 day, this will dependant on the types and number of pieces of equipment that is to be covered.


Forde Training Services Certificate of Attendance.

Eligible companies are able to claim grants for this training, which will pay for a substantial amount if not all of the training costs, as this course is CITB approved for grant purposes.