Tool Training

Will you be needing to use power hand tools for your research project? It is required to first participate in a training course on how to use them. Read on to learn about this upcoming tool-training workshop:

There will be a shop tool training (Tool Training 1, Class B) workshop on Saturday, January 30th at 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM for students and persons who will be or think that they might need to use power hand tools for their research project. This tool training is required before using power tools on your research project. The tool training covers the use of circular saw, table saw, drill motor, etc. in and around structures lab.

Be sure to sign up before January 28th. Renewing is required every 8 months. The sign up sheet will be posted on the door room 33 (machine shop), across from the material lab, More Hall  basement. Please bring a note pad and pen/pencil.

There will be a test, pertaining to the subjects in the training, given at the end of the class–no more than two mistakes allowed. You may like to bring food/snacks/drinks for this extended session (5-6 hours at least). 

Research students should check with your faculty or PIs, whether or not you should take this training. Undergrads who will participate in canoe, steel bridge, as well as people who went through 9 months ago are also required to attend this training. Other undergrads and grads can take this training as well. There is no fee involved for this event. No student is allowed to use the power tools in/around the CEE Structures Lab without this training.

The training allows the trainee a 9 month period to operate the hand tools on the structures lab floor. No tools are allowed outside the structures lab.

Note: Most likely no other tool training class will be scheduled until the next school year. 

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