ELECTRONIC WORKSHOP SAFETY REGULATIONS
- Free access to the workshop areas is restricted to authorised
personnel only. No other person may enter the workshop without
- Personal protective equipment is provided and must be used where
- Any person working in the electronic workshop must familiarise
themselves with Part 3 (Electrical Equipment) of the University
Health and Safety Policy at: http://www.safety.ed.ac.uk/policy/part3/part3.shtm
- Any person working in the electronic workshop
must have read and
signed the appropriate risk assessment if the work or equipment they
are using has been risk assessed. Risk assessments are kept
in the filing cabinet within the electronic workshop (B.126).
- Work on equipment where there is a risk of electric
shock may only be carried out when at least two people are present in
the workshop area.
- No equipment may be used if it is damaged or
defective. Such equipment should be clearly labelled and defects
reported to the person in charge of the workshop.
- Do not carry loads such that the weight may be dangerous or
vision obscured. Refer to Part Two, Section 4.7 Manual
Handling of Loads of the University Health and Safety Policy at: http://www.safety.ed.ac.uk/policy/part2/part2.shtm#47
- No tools or equipment may be removed from the workshop
without the authority of the person in charge of the workshop. Any item
removed must be recorded in the book which is kept for this purpose.
- Tools and equipment which are being used on work
outside the workshop must be returned to the workshop at the end of the
day unless alternative arrangements have been agreed in advance.
- A clear route through the workshop must be maintained at all
- Smoking, eating and drinking in the workshop areas are
- All accidents/incidents/occupational ill health must be reported by using the online
reporting system at: http://www.safety.ed.ac.uk/IncidentReporting/IncidentDetails.cfm and the person in charge of the area should be informed.
- In the event of a fire act in accordance with the FIRE ACTION
NOTICES displayed throughout the building. Leave the building
immediately and proceed to the assembly point.
- It is the responsibility of the technician-in-charge to enforce these rules.
15. Problems or concerns regarding health, safety or security contact
the School Safety Manager David
on 50 4499.
Revised July 2009
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