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Physics Staff/Student Shop

Located in Room 1249 Chamberlin Hall


Monday-Thursday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Classes are offered in basic machining. To enroll in a class, see the postings inside the shop.

Shop rules:

  1. Safety glasses must be worn at all times while in the shop, please return them upon leaving.
  2. Proper footwear must be worn; a complete shoe that covers the toes, tennis shoes are allowed. (NO SANDLES)
  3. Remove all jewelry, rings, watches, and neck ties while operating equipment.
  4. Long hair must be tied back, or under a cap or hat.
  5. No horseplay of any kind is tolerated.
  6. Only use equipment you cleared to run by the supervisor.
  7. All machines and tools are to used in a safe and appropriate manner.
  8. Machine guards must be in place and in use while equipment is in operation.
  9. All tools are to be used in the manner for which they were designed.
  10. All equipment and tools must be cleaned after you are done using them.
  11. While you are encouraged to use the shop during supervised hours, if however you have been authorized to use the shop after hours another person must be in the shop with you in case of an accident (Buddy System).
  12. ALL accidents, including minor cuts or burns must be reported to the supervisor in charge within 24 hours.