Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations


All students using the Student Projects Lab must have taken the Safety Tour and passed the Safety Exam. Any individual that exhibits a pattern of safety or procedure violations will be banned from use of the facility and reported to the department (advisor, instructor and/or Dean).

Use of machine shop tools, storage and workspaces is a privilege contingent upon compliance to the letter and spirit of the following rules and procedures. In the absence of a full-time staff member, the Student Technicians will have authority to enforce all rules and regulations.


1. Senior Projects
2. Class Projects
3. Club Projects
4. Personal Projects


1. High voltage electrical work
2. Fixing your car
3. Manufacture of any item to be sold
4. Manufacture of any kind of weapon or explosives

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Report the Following to Technicians:

  • Any unsafe practices observed
  • Any equipment damaged or found to be defective
  • All injuries, no matter how minor
  • All chemical spills, no matter what the material


Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

For all chemicals used or stored, bring in a copy of the current SDS forms for the on-duty machine shop technician to read [For technical interpretation, see Campus Health and Safety. phone 6-6661].

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Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about the following information.

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Location: Building 4 Location: Building 197
Supervising Director: Jim Cullins Supervising Director: Eric Pulse
Director Email: Director Email:
Phone: (805) 756-2266

Phone: (805) 756-5634

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