GREEN Membership and Safety Orientation at Nova Labs

The GREEN Orientation at Nova Labs explains our organization structure, history and membership policy. It also covers basic safety procedures. 

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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.


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.  If you arrive early - come in to chat with our members!

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  • Ken W.

    Great overview. Thanks to Erica for leading.

    1 · July 14, 2014

    • Erica M.

      Hi Kenneth, thanks for joining us! It was a pleasure meeting you. Hope to see you soon!

      July 15, 2014

  • DAVE G.

    Thanks Erica! The orientation was really helpful and inspiring - I didn't know there were so many opportunities available.

    1 · July 15, 2014

    • Erica M.

      Thanks Dave! Looking forward to seeing you again at NL!

      July 15, 2014

  • Erica M.

    Welcome to all, if you are planning to come to this event, please Please create an account prior to coming to this Meetup! See above for the link. Looking forward to meeting you all!

    June 26, 2014

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