Do you use Abrasive Wheel Machines or Winches in the course of your work?

Do you use Abrasive Wheel Machines or Winches in the course of your work?

LANTRA Awards have updated 2 of their courses;

Winching Theory & Practice

If you are required to operate a hand or powered winch. This may include, but is not exclusive to: those involved in industries such as Agriculture, Arboriculture/Forestry, Construction/Fencing, Environmental, Conservation, Fisheries, Facilities Management, Game and Wildlife Management, Government Bodies, Highways, Horticulture/Landscaping, Local Authority, Transport/Logistics and Utilities.
This course enables the learner to understand the principles of winching, realise the possible hazards and manage health and safety. The learner will also be able to risk assess a situation and carry out a suitable method of winching to maintain personal, vehicle and contents safety, and gain experience in the use of a winch for moving an object from point A to B. All winch types can be included and general principles will be covered for all types.

Duration: 1 Day
Max Candidates: 4
Suitable or novice or experienced operators

For more info see: Winching Theory & Practice

Abrasive Wheels Machines

This course is aimed at providing operators with the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a machine which uses abrasive wheels for cutting and/or grinding operations. This is an assessed course which will enable the learner to understand the principles of abrasive wheels, understand the possible hazards and manage health and safety. The learner will be able to select the appropriate wheel for the job and safely operate and maintain an abrasive wheel machine.

Duration: 1 Day  – max 2 of 4 categories:

  • Bench mounted grinder
  • Bench mounted cut-off saw
  • Hand held electric driven grinder/disc cutter
  • Hand held engine driven disc cutter

Max Candidates: 6

For more information see: Abrasive Wheel Machines

Posted on Wed 25th April, 2018 by KTC Safety