Don’t run, push or surprise other students. No horse play will be tolerated
Don't eat, drink, or smoke, in the laboratory
Always listen carefully to the teacher and follow instructions.
Do not run in the workshop, you could ‘bump’ into another pupil and cause an
Know where the emergency stop buttons are positioned in the workshop. If
you see an accident at the other side of the workshop you can use the
emergency stop button to turn off all electrical power to machines.
Always wear an apron as it will protect your clothes and hold loses clothing
such as ties in place..
When attempting practical work all stools should be put away.
Bags should not be brought into a workshop as people can trip over them.
When learning how to use a machine, listen very carefully to all the
instructions given by the teacher. Ask questions, especially if you do not fully
Do not use a machine if you have not been shown how to operate it safely by
Always be patient, never rush in the workshop.
Always use a guard when working on a machine.
Keep hands away from moving/rotating machinery.
Use hand tools carefully, keeping both hands behind the cutting edge.
Report any damage to machines/equipment as this could cause an accident.