Train4Academy offer a wide range of over 50 different Health & Safety Training online – all of which are written by industry experts and Approved by leading UK Awarding bodies such as ROSPA. Our Health and Safety Courses will ensure that you or your staff are trained to the level required to carry out work safely and effectively.
The use of abrasive wheels is regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) This Act states that it is a legal requirement for those using potentially dangerous equipment to be appropriately trained. Almost half of all accidents are due to operator error or unsafe systems. This course is an essential requirement for all who use abrasive wheels in the course of their work.
The reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, puts the responsibilities for reporting accidents in the workplace onto the “responsible person”, usually owners, managers and supervisors in the smaller companies. All who report to the HSE (Health and Safety Executive), must know about the changes recently made, what must be reported and how to do it. This is vital knowledge for all employers or who are involved in supervising staff.
If your business premises pre-dates 2000, asbestos could be present. If premises need refurbishment or maintenance work, asbestos particles could be disturbed, releasing dangerous particles into the air. Anyone who works in such a building, including anyone carrying out maintenance needs to be aware of how to protect themselves and others.