Safety guidelines – Workshop
Store coats and bags neatly, neatness is vital.
Keep your bench tidy
Always follow the teacher’s instructions
If you are not sure of something – ASK
Never throw anything
Report all accidents
Safety guidelines – tools
Carry all tools by your side
Use personal protection
equipment, eyes, ears,
Think twice cut once!!!
Use the tools slowly until
you are used to them.
Keep hands and fingers
behind the cutting edge of
Always work away from
your body when using sharp
A huge amount of injuries in the woodwork room happen to
the hands, Why???
Simple things like keeping the hands behind the blade
when using the chisel make it much easier
Safety guidelines – Materials
Brush dust from the bench – never blow the dust away
Wear safety glasses and a dust mask when sanding.
Protective gloves should be worn when handling hot
Wear the correct protective equipment when using
chemicals such as adhesives and finishes.
Signs warn of possible
They give important
information about safe
procedures and equipment
Always read instructions on
containers and machines
Personal protective equipment
Dust masks and face masks
Ear protection (sound
When using powertools
Safety precautions for power tools
Remove all loose clothing and jewellry.
Note the position in the room of the emergency stop buttons.
Keep hands clear of moving parts or blades.
Only use power-tools with teachers permission
Don’t interfere with others using the equipment
Transformers reduce the electricity used in
the tool to make it safer.
Workshop safety features
Its very important to stay away
from power tools until you are
shown correctly by the teacher.
Electrical safety features
– Isolation switches
– Emergency stop buttons