Safety is one of the first thing you must master at Makers. We do our best to prevent accidents, but the last defence line is always you.
General safety guideline
The emergency phone number is 119
- If someone is seriously injured in the makerspace beyond what is manageable by simple first aid, call 119 from any phone.
- Alert Makerspace staff
- Provide assistance to the injured party until the emergency response team arrives
Attend safety class
Some machines and tools require qualification for safe operation. Before using them, you must demonstrate your understandings. See our badge system.
No drugs and no alcohol
No alcohol before or during work. Enjoy beer after you finish.
Keep everything where it belongs.
Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), dress well
Use provided PPE. Dress well. No frills.
Long hair must be tied back or covered.
Do not wear ties, loose clothing, jewelry, gloves, etc. around moving or rotating machinery.
Unplug power tools and machines when not in use
Always unplug power tools and machines when not in use.
Use designated areas for your project
Some areas are designated for specific works, and not allowed to enter without qualifications when someone is working. Follow the instructions.
Painting should only be done in well-ventilated areas, preferably on the patio.
Never work alone
Make sure someone is around you during work.
Report any damage to tools
Report any damage to tools, machines, and humans.
Report when an accident happens
Report any accidents and incidents that might cause possible accidents.
We reserve the right to refuse to service to anyone and terminate memberships upon violations. No refunds.
Wear your badge
We have a badge system to display your skill sets and your understandings of safety. Receive your badge card before work, return the badge card after work.
A list of resources for safety at Makerspace.