Basic Health&Safety Course - Makerspace Introduction

We are just talking about what a basic course for people who come more often should cover:
Purpose is that we can distribute the knowledge, so everyone is on the same page.

  • Fire:
    • How to use a fire extinguisher
    • Which fire extinguisher to use for which fire
    • How to recognize different fires
  • Power Switches
    • Fuse
    • How to shut down machines
  • Children
    • What to tell parents about this place
    • Which places to keep child friendly
  • Inductions
    • how to induct
    • which tools are ok to use
    • which tools need induction
    • which tools can be inducted if you read the manual
  • Eye protection
  • Ear protection
  • Yard:
    • Welding! Don’t look
    • Shoes
    • Authorized Access
  • keys
  • how to clean up
    • get responsibility to move other people’s stuff they did not clean up themselves
    • trash
    • how rooms should look when they are tidy
      • TODO: @niccokunzmann: print a picture of the rooms when they are clean
    • simple refund for contributions under 15 pounds
    • refund for tea/milk


  • Split into categories:
    • what to say of children arrive
    • what to tell everyone who is new
    • what to tell if you are here more than 3 times, see above

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@DomAman, if this is clear, we can print it out - happy to skip though it with you.