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CITB: Abrasive Wheels - Safe Use of Petrol Driven Cut-off Saws

This ½ day course promotes the safe use of petrol driven cut off saws in the construction industry.

Course Objectives

Delegates who complete this course will have an understanding of:

  • How to safely operate, refuel and transport the saw,
  • The selection and fitting of appropriate PPE.
  • CITB Petrol Driven Cut Off Saw Training Course Programme


Successful delegates will complete the course with an understanding of:

  • The importance of wearing PPE.
  • The dangers that dust poses to health.
  • The dangers that noise poses to health.
  • Effects of vibration on the hand and arm.
  • Dangers involved in using a petrol driven cut off saw in poorly ventilated spaces.
  • Safety features of a petrol driven cut off saw.
  • The importance of ensuring the fuel cap is correctly fitted.
  • Causes of kick back.
  • The importance of ensuring that the wheel is correct for the machine and application.
  • The need for carrying out a site assessment.Correct cold and hot start procedures for the saw.
  • Correct method for holding the saw.
  • Correct technique for cutting stone/brick/concrete on


Course Fees

Open Courses - Courses are delivered throughout the year at our regional training centres. The cost per delegate is £135.00 plus VAT. The Training Bundles fee per delegate is £125.00 plus VAT.


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Private Courses - If you have 6 or more delegates a private course at a venue of your choice may be a more suitable and cost effective option. Contact our administration team on 01752 201616 for more information. 


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  • Start date: Thursday 1st January 1970 (01:00)
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