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BAF – Accredited Abrasive Wheel Course

Hire Safe Solutions are pleased to offer BAF (British Abrasive Federation). We can conduct on-site training in the safe use of abrasive wheels for all types of cutting and grinding applications: Stihl Saw, Angle Grinder, Chop Saw, Bench/Pedestal Grinder, Surface Grinder, Cylindrical Grinder etc. BAF contributes to the design and revision of abrasive products, contributing through ISO, BSI & CEN safety bodies.

  • Manufacturers’ Safety Instructions
  • Checks that machinery is suitable for its intended use
  • Demonstrate and promote best practice
  • Correct Maintenance of equipment
  • Managing and Mounting
  • Develop Knowledge
  • Maintain Skills
  • Competency
  • Protective devices
  • Promotion of safe use

Who Should Attend?

Please see guidance below

Half Day Course:

Our most popular option is a half day course conducted on your site, this course is better suited to the more experienced abrasive wheel machine operators, especially those who only operate hand held/portable machines, bench or pedestal grinding machines.

1 Day Course:

The second course is a full days training conducted on your site, this course is aimed at the less experienced or novice operator and involves a lot more practical work including balancing and methods of cutting and grinding.

Number of candidates:

Maximum 12


The course duration is ½ day to 1 day depending on experience of candidate


Valid for 3 years, refresher training is recommended prior to expiry.

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