Why Choose MBO Safety Services?

  • Our pass rates are in excess of 90%
  • Delivered by Instructors who are Chartered members of IOSH
  • Quality Assurance, course content very thorough and engaging, various teaching techniques used to deliver key points.
  • Excellent training venues with complementary refreshments
  • Course can be delivered at your premises for group bookings


Classroom , Virtual Learning , E-Learning

Course Cost

£75.00 + VAT
Includes course material and assessment.


This course is designed for any operators, managers and supervisors who have any dealings with abrasive wheels as part of their working duties, whether in a practical or advisory capacity.


Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. We recommend that this course is renewed every 3 years.

Course duration

4 hours


• Introduction – An overview of the course and discussion of attendees’ current level of knowledge and a brief introduction to abrasive wheels.
• Health and Safety – Requirements under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment (PUWER) Regulations, Safety in the Use of Abrasive Wheels HSG17 and a brief outline of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
• Precautions – Advice on hazards and risks and the precautions to take in order to prevent accidents from the use of abrasive wheels.
• Markings – The British standard system for the marking of abrasive wheels and how to apply them.
• Store and Transport – How different types of abrasive wheels are stored and how to transport them safely.
• Inspection – What to look for and how to inspect abrasive wheels for damage.
• Function – The function of various types of abrasive wheels, their components and how they are used.
• Assembly / Practical exercise – How to mount abrasive wheels correctly and ensure they are fit for purpose.
• Dressing – How to properly dress an abrasive wheel, removing and dulled abrasive or other material in order to correct any uneven wear on the wheel.
• Adjustment – How to ensure machinery is adjusted according to the type of abrasive wheel and that work is carried out at the correct height.
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – The types of PPE and their importance and use in relation to abrasive wheels.
• Records – The keeping of records to monitor maintenance and refresher/training requirements.
• Questions and Answers – Time for attendees to clarify and query any of the points raised in the course plus course questionnaire to test attendees’ knowledge.


MBO Safety Services Limited has a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses, all tailored to your business’s health and safety requirements.
Our courses can be held at our training facility, or at a location of your choice.

Multiple UK Locations

Each of our training venues has been carefully selected to ensure that delegates are provided with a comfortable learning environment. All rooms have natural lighting, air conditioning and provide quality food and refreshments.


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