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1

What attire must be worn for the class

Safety glasses with proper side shield

closed toe shoes

Long/Full Length pants

Short sleeve shirts, t-shirts, or lab coats unless directed by instructor for specific labs

No loose or dangling items

No hooded sweatshirt in lab

2

Dangling items

Hair should be tied back and prevented from entangling with machines

Watches, necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets, should be removed

3

Leather shoes

Leather top side closed toe shoes required for casting and welding lab

4

Eating and Drinking

Eating is not allowed

Bottled drinks and cups with lids allowed only in specific areas at discretion of instructor

5

Issues with food

Spilling making floor slippery or wet

contaminating food stuff with extraneous materials such as chemicals, metal shavings, oil/grease, etc.

6

Lab Etiquette

Operating machines not left unsupervised

Do not lean on machines

7

Emergency Equipment

Get acquainted with room

Fire extinguishers: Follow directions on the label.
First aid kit: Follow directions on kit.
Telephone: In case of emergency call 911, it will connect to campus police

8

Eye Safety

Always wear safety glasses

Must be ANZI Z87.1 standard approved

9

Slips, trips, falls

Trips can occur due to spills on the floor that make floor slippery

can come from liquids (oil), solids (loose sand, pellets) clutter, debris, cords and hoses, clumsiness.

10

Hot Items

assume that all metal and plastic components are hot

Always use proper handling devices, such as tongues. Gloves are meant to
protect from accidental contact with hot materials, NOT meant to be used to hold hot items.

11

Changing tools on machines

Prior to changing the
tooling, make sure that the POWER TO THE MACHINE has been SHUT OFF.

make sure that any equipment is unplugged or main power
disconnected prior to accessing areas to be cleaned

12

Back and lifting

Heavy objects care when
handling.

When lifting or moving heavy objects, get help from other students and use proper
postures, such as lifting with your legs, not your back.

13

Lacerations and cuts

Always be careful of instances where sharp edges are present, and do not handle by holding at the sharp edge.

Deburr sharp edges as soon as possible.

14

Pinching and blunt injuries

Pinching and blunt injuries may occur from dropping a heavy object on fingers, hands, feet, etc.

Pinching may also occur by the operation of certain equipment.

Prior to engaging equipment make sure that your hands, feet, head, etc. are not in the way

15

Proper footing

When reaching, always make
sure that you can maintain your balance.

Do not lean on tables or cabinets

16

Hazardous situation

Whenever a hazardous situation is seen, warn others, fix it, and/or report it to the instructor immediately.

If another student is behaving
in an unsafe manner, point this out to him/her and, if necessary, get the instructor involved.

17

Machining

Make sure that all workpieces, tools, and workholding devices are properly tightened.

Chuck keys may only be on your hand while using it;
otherwise, stowed away in their proper place.

Do not lean on operating machines.

Do not take your eyes from the work piece.

18

Welding

Gas Explosion

A gas explosion can occur if there is a leak in acetylene gas anywhere in the lab.

Prior to turning on the gas sources make sure that ALL torches, and supplies to stations are off. At the end of lab, also
make sure that all torches and supplies to stations are off.

19

Foundry

molten aluminum has tendency to stick to skin. Suit up properly

Never set foot on rolling conveyor belt

When shaking out castings, and using cooling water, do not throw casting into water, could lead to steam explosion

20

Sheet Metal
Dangers

Lacerations and pinched fingers

Shears have ability to amputate fingers.
Power shear and presses will only be used by the professor/technician, or under their supervision.

21

Plastics

Look out for falling items

IF AN INJECTION DIE OR
COMPONENT IS FALLING DOWN, LET IT FALL. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CATCH IT. IT IS BETTER TO HAVE
THE TOOL GET DAMAGED THAN HAVE THE STUDENT GET HURT.

22

Plastics

Lookout for heat

danger using the thermoforming machine is to handle hot plastic with your bear hands. Simply
handle the plastic by the edges and it will not be a problem. Also, beware of elements in the machine
that heat up during operation.

23

Welding
Face Shield

Two types of face shield, one for oxyfuel, and one for electric welding

24

Welding
Handling Hot Material

GLOVES ARE NOT DESIGNED TO HANDLE HOT METAL. HOT METAL SHOULD NEVER BE HANDLED
WITH GLOVES.

25

Welding
Sun Burning

To protect arms and hands from “sunburning” and spattering during welding, use proper welding gloves,
apron, and armcovers.