The GREEN Orientation at Nova Labs explains our organization structure, history and membership policy. It also covers basic safety procedures.
Please create an account prior to coming to this Meetup!
You Must Attend A GREEN Orientation Session
Before Using Any Machine Tools At Nova Labs!
When you take a GREEN Orientation, you will ....
Hear a brief history of Nova Labs and why the organization exists
Understand the membership and operating structure at Nova Labs
How the organization operates
How to become an associate, and eventually a member
Review general safety procedures and policies for all shop areas at Nova Labs
Use safety glasses, tie back hair, roll up sleeves, wear closed-toe shoes
Locate fire extinguishers
Know about emergency machine stops
Sign a liability waiver
More info here. http://nova-labs.org/wiki/policies/safety
After taking a GREEN Orientation, you may use ....
Hand tools, soldering stations, and other non-machine items
Machine tools with a GREEN tape marking (such as drill presses, small band saw, circular saws, grinders, etc)
This session will not permit you to operate any CNC machines.
This session is part of a series of safety orientations designed to protect you, the tools, and people working around you. While the orientations are rather informal, please be attentive and respectful of the instructor and your fellow students. Questions are welcome anytime!
If this will be your first time visiting Nova Labs, allow extra time to find our building. See our contact page for more info about our location and where to park. http://nova-labs.org/contact/ If you arrive early - come in to chat with our members!