• Never worked when you are tired, stressed, or unable to work carefully
  • Never work alone, when working after office hours be sure to be accompanied by another student or staff of equal or better lab abilities
  • Never interrupt, distract, or walk directly behind a person operating a machine
  • Never place hands or other body parts in the area of any cutting head, blade, drill, pinch-point, or other moving, rotating or cutting device/tool. Remove all hand tools, accessory devices, and other foreign objects from the immediate work area before beginning to operate any equipment
  • Ensure that all safety mechanisms such as guards, shields, and light curtains are operating correctly and securely in place prior to operating any equipment
  • Aisles, exits, and access to emergency equipment must be kept clear at all times