Health and safety

On friday we had our first health and safety induction of the workshops in the Sheaf building. They took us through all the safety rules and regulations these include:

– blue signs for safety protection you must follow them (wear goggles/dust mask/ear protection before entering machinary rooms) as of the noise level

-you must tie your hair back

-no food or drink to be consumed in the workshops, only allowed bottled water

-traffic light system on machines of levels of skills and danger

-tidy up after yourself

– no mp3 players

They also showed us around the workshops and the different machines available to use. After discussing how to safely use them we had a tester on the following machines;

Band saw

Sander

Bobbing sander

Power drill

Jigsaw

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