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For NPORS CSCS Route the candidate must have passed a valid CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test for operatives (OPS) within the last two years

NPORS Abrasive Wheels - Hand Held Cut Off Saw N017 Course Objectives

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator

Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook and be familiar with other sources of information available including relevant legislation

Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions

Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions

Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements

Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for petrol driven cut off saw

Select suitable type of abrasive wheel and battery / petrol cut off saw relative to the work being undertaken

Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area and set up safety zone

Prepare the machine for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently

Environmental considerations

Storage and transport of abrasive wheel and battery / petrol cut off saw

Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures